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The Treasures of King Muryeong at the Gongju National Museum

I walked over the hill from the tomb of King Muryeong of Baekje, in the present-day town of Gongju. As I’ve said before, Gongju was once Ungjin, the capital of the ancient Baekje kingdom, and the Baekje heritage of both … Continue reading

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The Tomb of King Muryeong in Gongju: the Most Important Ancient Tomb in South Korea

There are many, many ancient royal tombs in South Korea (you can see some here), and archaeologists have made educated guesses about the identities of some of the people in those tombs. But there is only a single ancient tomb … Continue reading

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