Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb')

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Mark Cartwright
by OzinOH
published on 27 October 2016
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The Silla royal tomb Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb'), Gyeongju, Korea. 6th century CE. The tomb was excavated in 1973 CE and, amongst hundreds of other treasures, contained a coffin, gold crown, jewellery pieces, and a painted horse saddle showing a winged-horse.

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