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Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea

"Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 10  October 25, 2016 (Tue) - April 23, 2017 (Sun)

  
Bronze Ornamental Fitting, With animals (detail), Attributed provenance: Gyeongju, Korea, Early Iron Age-Proto Three Kingdoms period, 3rd-1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)

This part highlights Korean polished stone tools and metal objects that had a great influence on Japan's Yayoi culture.

Current exhibit includes:
Crown, Attributed provenance: Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, Three Kingdoms period (Gaya), 5th century (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Polished Stone Sickle,
Excavated at Buyeo, Korea, Bronze Age, 10th-4th century BC (Gift of Mr. Sakenobu Kyokusho)
Bronze Dagger,
Excavated at Ochon-ri, Pyongyang, Korea, Early Iron Age, 2nd century BC
Mirror with Two Knobs, Minute pattern design,
Attributed provenance: Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, Early Iron Age-Proto Kingdoms period, 3rd-1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Incense Burner, Green glaze,
Attributed provenance: Nangnang (Lelang) tomb, Korea, Nangnang (Lelang), 1st-3rd century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Bronze Ornamental Fitting, With animals,
Attributed provenance: Gyeongju, Korea, Early Iron Age-Proto Three Kingdoms period, 3rd-1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Stone coffin for Jang Chungui,
Goryeo dynasty, 12th century