Tomb of Muryeong-Wang


Mark Cartwright
by Straitgate
published on 26 September 2016
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The mound tomb of Baekje king Muryeong-Wang (r. 501-523 CE) which, within its huge earth mound, has a semi-circular vault lined with hundreds of moulded bricks, many decorated with lotus flower and geometric designs. The structure, located near Gongju, South Korea, dates to 525 CE, as indicated by an inscription plaque inside the tomb. The queen joined her husband within the tomb in 529 CE.

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