Korean Buddhist 'Emille' Bell


Mark Cartwright
by Steve46814
published on 05 October 2016
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The large cast-bronze bell known as the Emille Bell at Bongdeoksa, Unified Silla Kingdom, Korea. It was cast in 771 CE to honour King Seongdeok. 3.3 metres tall and over 2.2 metres in diameter, it is decorated with lotus flowers and heavenly beings with a suspension loop in the form of a dragon. It weighs almost 19 tons. (National Museum, Gyeongju, South Korea)

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