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Gold Rings

unknownSilla, 5th century

Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju National Museum

The excavation of the north mound of Hwangnam Daechong (Great Tomb of Hwangnam) unearthed 19 gold rings. The occupant of the tomb was wearing three rings on the right hand and two on the left. The rings can be classified into two types: those with a plain surface and the top widened into a rhombus shape; and those with a grid pattern on their surface.

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  • Title: Gold Rings
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Silla, 5th century
  • Location: Hwangnamdaechong Tomb in Hwangnam-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Korea
  • Type: metal work
  • Rights: Gyeongju National Museum
  • Medium: D 1.8~2.1cm 8.13㎝

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