Gold Silla Crown Ornament

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Mark Cartwright
by blfyu
published on 07 October 2016

A wing-like ornament, probably to be worn with a gold Silla crown. The wings are decorated with over 400 small gold spangles. From the Cheonmachong or 'Heavenly Horse Tomb', Gyeongju. 6th century CE. National Treasure No. 618. (Gyeongju National Musem, South Korea)

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