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Learn about Queen Seondeok of Ancient Korea: Golden crown from the Silla Dynasty in Korea

Korea's First Female Queen, Queen Seondeok

Crown of Silla from the royal tombs at Kyongju. Made of cut sheet gold and adorned with a shower of curved jades.

Goguryeo Tomb Murals - Sun Crow with flying celestials - East ceiling, Ohoe Tomb #4, 6th - 7th century. Ji'an, China.   In this mural the sun, with its three-legged crow, is flanked by two celestials: one is riding a phoenix while playing a flute (right, bottom closeup), and the other is riding a dragon (left, bottom closeup). A twisting dragon occupies the top of the ceiling.

This is one of the many tomb murals that remains of Goguryeo. This painting is of a sun crow with flying celestials. All the colors and details in their art shows how their culture appreciated art very much.

Crown of King Erik the Holy of Sweden, c. 1160. Gilded copper, set with semiprecious stones.

Crown of King Erik the Holy of Sweden, c. Gilded copper, set with semiprecious stones.

Bulguksa Temple, East Gyeongju, Korea

Bulguksa Temple, East Gyeongju, Korea

SCYTHIAN SOLID GOLD REPOUSSE PLAQUE | ... gold plaques iv cent b c the hammered over a matrix sheet gold plaque

SCYTHIAN SOLID GOLD REPOUSSE PLAQUE | ... gold plaques iv cent b c the hammered over a matrix sheet gold plaque

A compassionate bodhisattva who rescues sentient beings from being thrown into hell or purgatory, Kshitigarbha (Jijang in Korean) became enormously popular during the Goryeo period. A key figure in Pure Land Buddhism, Kshitigarbha was often depicted singly and in the guise of a monk—with a shaved head, wearing a monk’s robe, and holding his standard attributes, a staff and a wish-fulfilling jewel (cintamani)

century Goryeo painting of Ksitigarbha holding a cintamani - wishfulfilling jewel

Bronze plaque.

Bronze plaque.

Szkíta régészet: Kelermes, Kherson, Tillia Tepe - Pazirik, Altáj hegység - Szkíta szarvas - Világbiztonság

Scythian Archaeology of Kelermes, Kherson, Tillia Tepe - Pazirik, Altai Mountains - Scythian Deer.

1688-sphaerostema propinquum, Small-flowered Sphaerostema      ...

propinquum, Small-flowered Sphaerostema - high resolution image from old book.This JPEG image is a high resolution printable scan of an old page (or plate, or engraving, or lithograph) from antique book pu

Korean Coin

History and images of Korean coins from ancient to modern times

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