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Relics from Tomb of King Muryeong

by 한량 taeshik.kim 2019. 5. 2.


In 1971, the tomb of King Muryong of the Baekje Kingdom was discovered and excavated at Gongju, Chungcheongnam-do Province. 

From this tomb, a great number of artifacts were unearthed. The excavation revealed that the tomb was buried with King Mureung, the 25th king of Baekje along with his queen. 

The two coffins in the picture are of kings and queens, respectively. 


On the way to the tomb from outside the grave, this kind of a table setting for the couple was found. 


Among the many excavated artifacts, those are bronze golden shoes for the queen. 

The items excavated from the royal tomb are constantly on display at the National Museum of Gongju. 

King Muryeong (462–523, r. 501–23) was the 25th king of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. During his reign, Baekje remained allied with Silla against Goguryeo, and expanded its relationships with China and Japan. 


국립공주박물관 무령왕릉 전시실 / 國立公州博物館 武寧王陵 殿示室  

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