국립중앙박물관 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF KOREA

Highlights
Large Mortar
  • Culture/Period

    Joseon Dynasty

  • Materials

    Metal - Iron

  • Category

    Military affairs - Gunpowder weapons - Cannon - arched entrance

  • Designation

    Treasure 857

  • Accession Number

    Bongwan 9

This large mortar, which was used by loading gunpowder and a cannon ball into the barrel, has been well preserved in its original condition. It is an important artifact for research on the history of Korean weapons.