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This gilt-bronze statue is the oldest-known Buddhist sculpture that has ever been found in Korea
The representative example of a sixteenth-century Buddhist painting commissioned by the royal Joseon court.
This buncheong jar with cloud and dragon design integrates the Goryeo tradition with elements acquired through cultural exchange.
Portrait of Sim Deukgyeong is an exemplary work that demonstrates how a gifted artist can capture a person’s spirit in a portrait.
Why would a serving vessel be made in the shape of a horse?
A “gujangbok” is a ceremonial robe worn by the Joseon king is adorned with nine symbols representing the consummate authority and virtue of the king.
Very few original examples of Kim Jeonghui’s regular script have survived, making this work especially valuable.
This large maebyeong with a peony design represents the peak of Goryeo celadon.
The excavation of Houchong Tomb was a true landmark in the history of Korean archaeology—as this bowl attests.
In 1861, the great cartographer Kim Jeongho produced the woodblocks and printed the map of Daedongnyeojido (“Territorial Map of the Great East) to create one enormous map of Korea.
Why was this Goryeo maebyeong designated as a “Treasure” of Korea?
The bronze ritual object with farming scenes is an invaluable artifact for our understanding of the Korean prehistoric period