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Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea

"Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea"

Toyokan Room 10  October 16, 2018 (Tue) - April 21, 2019 (Sun)

  
Epitaph of Choe Chungheon (detail), Goryeo dynasty, dated 1219

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
Cooking Stove, From a set of grave goods, Excavated from Jeongbaek-ri Tomb 227, Pyongyang, Korea, Nangnang (Lelang), 2nd-3rd century (Gift of the Korea Historical Site Research Society)
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)
Epitaph of Choe Chungheon, Goryeo dynasty, dated 1219