Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb')


Mark Cartwright
by OzinOH
published on 27 October 2016
Send to Google Classroom:

The Silla royal tomb Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb'), Gyeongju, Korea. 6th century CE. The tomb was excavated in 1973 CE and, amongst hundreds of other treasures, contained a coffin, gold crown, jewellery pieces, and a painted horse saddle showing a winged-horse.

Remove Ads


Cite This Work

APA Style

OzinOH, . (2016, October 27). Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb'). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

Chicago Style

OzinOH, . "Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb')." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 27, 2016.

MLA Style

OzinOH, . "Cheonmachong ('Heavenly Horse Tomb')." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 27 Oct 2016. Web. 19 Sep 2020.

Remove Ads


Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!