Baekje: In Search of Traces of the Lost Kingdom Baekje: In Search of Traces of the Lost Kingdom SPECIAL FEATURE 3 Baekje Emerges from a Royal Tomb A lack of research materials on the Baekje Kingdom had left its culture largely unknown before the discovery of a king’s tomb began to reveal its essence. Found by accident in 1971 in the process of building a drainage system in a Baekje royal graveyard in Songsan-ri, in its old capital Gongju, the..
Relics from Tomb of King Muryeong 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 ou..