Korean Sculpture Timeline

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  • 539 CE
    The earliest known sculpture of Buddha is produced in Korea.
  • 751 CE - 774 CE
    The Buddhist cave temple at Seokguram (Sokkuram) east of Gyeongju, Korea is built.
  • 759 CE
    The earliest changsung - a village guardian post topped by a human face - is produced in Korea.
  • 771 CE
    The large bronze bell at the Buddhist shrine at Pandok-sa, Korea, also known as the Emille Bell, is cast.

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539 CE: The earliest known sculpture of Buddha is produced in Korea.
 
 
751 CE - 774 CE: The Buddhist cave temple at Seokguram (Sokkuram) east of Gyeongju, Korea is built.
 
759 CE: The earliest changsung - a village guardian post topped by a human face - is produced in Korea.
 
 
771 CE: The large bronze bell at the Buddhist shrine at Pandok-sa, Korea, also known as the Emille Bell, is cast.
 
 
 
 
 
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