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The Rises and Falls of Kings in Korea

"The Rises and Falls of Kings in Korea"

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

  
Earring, Korea, Three Kingdoms period (Silla), 6th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)

This part features the prosperity of kings in the Three Kingdoms period (4th century–676) in Korea, through works including items of metalwork. The diverse designs of the objects are evidence of the prosperity of the kings.

Current exhibit includes:
Sword with Ring-shaped Pommel, With inscription, Korea, Three Kingdoms period, 5th century
Earring, Korea, Three Kingdoms period (Silla), 6th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Headgear, With design in openwork, Attributed provenance: Changnyeong, Korea, Three Kingdoms period, 6th century (Important Cultural Property, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Visored  Helmet, Attributed provenance: Yeonsan-dong, Dongnae, Korea, Three Kingdoms period, 5th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)