국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Replica of the Painting on a Stone Pillar
  • Culture/Period

    Goguryeo Kingdom

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Category

    Culture / Art - Letter & Paintings - mural painting - copy

  • Dimensions

    306.0x161.1cm

  • Accession Number

    K 77

This is a replica of the painting adorning the twin octagonal stone pillars erected between the front chamber and the burial chamber of the Ssangyeongchong Tomb of the Goguryeo Period. It portrays the main support, plinth, and capital of a pillar in an outstretched form. The main support depicts a dragon soaring through the sky, while the capital and plinth are adorned with lotus, cloud, and geometric designs.