Gold Silla Crown

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Mark Cartwright
by Jeff & Neda Fields
published on 29 September 2016
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Gold Silla Crown

A gold crown of the Silla kingdom, Korea. From the Great Tomb at Hwangnam, Geumseong (Gyeongju), 5-6th century CE. The crown is made of sheet-gold and decorated with granulation and crescent-shaped jade pendants. The tree-like upright parts illustrate links with shamanism. Height: 27.3 cm. National Treasure No. 191. (Gyeongju National Museum, Korea)

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Fields, J. &. N. (2016, September 29). Gold Silla Crown. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5774/

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Fields, Jeff &. N. "Gold Silla Crown." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 29, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5774/.

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Fields, Jeff &. N. "Gold Silla Crown." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 29 Sep 2016. Web. 07 Jul 2020.

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