국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Epitaph of the Monument for a Great Priest, Wonjong at Godalsa Temple Site
  • Culture/Period

    Japanese Colonial Period

  • Materials

    Paper

  • Category

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

  • Dimensions

    146.0x70.5cm

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 446

This is a rubbed copy of the epitaph of the monument erected for the Buddhist Monk Wonjong of the early Goryeo period at the Godalsa Temple Site in Yeoju, Gyeonggi-do. The epitaph contains information about his family, birth, activities, achievements as an eminent monk, and death. It is an important artifact concerning the status of Buddhism during the early Goryeo Period.