Bronze Dagger, Found in Ochon-ri, Pyongyang, Korea, Early Iron Age, 2nd century BC
Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 10
May 23, 2023 (Tue) - November 19, 2023 (Sun)
This section of the gallery introduces archeological artifacts from Korea, including stone and bronze weapons and sophisticated cast ornamental fittings with animal motifs. It also features mirrors, hooked belt fittings, and other items associated with the Lelang Commandery, an administrative division established by China’s Han dynasty in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
|Highlight||Important Art Object||Crown||Reportedly found in Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea||Three Kingdoms period (Gaya), 5th century||Gift of the Ogura Foundation, TJ-5061|
|Highlight||Bronze Dagger||Found in Ochon-ri, Pyongyang, Korea||Early Iron Age, 2nd century BC||TJ-4401|
|Highlight||Scabbard Fittings||Reportedly found in Seonsan, Korea||Early Iron Age–Proto Three Kingdoms period, 3rd–1st century BC||Gift of the Ogura Foundation, TJ-4953|
|Highlight||Important Art Object||Plaque with Animals||Reportedly found in Gyeongju, Korea||Early Iron Age–Proto-Three Kingdoms period, 3rd–1st century BC||Gift of the Ogura Foundation, TJ-4939|