Bronze bowl of Hwangtong-myeong


Cheongju Early Printing Museum

Cheongju Early Printing Museum
Cheongju, South Korea

A bowl with a round shaped bottom and the body widening towards the opening, with the rim bending slightly inwards. It was made in 1150 and the letters inscribed on the exterior of the bowl helped locate the place of Heungdeoksa Temple where Jikji was printed.


  • Title: Bronze bowl of Hwangtong-myeong
  • Date Created: 고려
  • Location: Heungdeoksa Temple site at Uncheon-dong, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do
  • Rights: Cheongju National Museum
  • Medium: Bronze

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