국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Rubbed Copy of the Epitaph on the Monument in the Fifth Year of Cheonhui
  • Culture/Period

    Japanese Colonial Period

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Category

    Culture / Art - Letter & Paintings - rock engraving - inscription

  • Dimensions

    123.0x39.5cm

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 290

This is a rubbed copy of the inscriptions on the stone pagoda at Heungguksa Temple erected by Kang Gam-chan, a renowned general of the Goryeo Dynasty. Heungguksa, which was located in Gaeseong (now in North Korea), was one of the country’s most important temples during the Goryeo Period.