국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Rubbed Copy of Copperplate of the Monument for Priest Yeomgeo
  • Culture/Period

    Unified Silla Period

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Category

    Culture / Art - Letter & Paintings - rock engraving

  • Dimensions

    112.0x37.0cm

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 289

This is a rubbed copy of the copperplate discovered at the stupa of the Buddhist monk Yeomgeo (National Treasure No. 104). Yeomgeo was a disciple of Doui and a teacher of Chejing. He was the second founder of the Gajisan Sect of Korean Buddhism. The record is the first concerning a stupa erected in honor of monk; the stupa is the oldest extant stupa in the country.