unknownUnified Silla, 8~9th century

Gyeongju National Museum

Gyeongju National Museum
Gyeongju-si, South Korea

The excavated inkstones come in two types: those with multiple feet and those with a round tubular base. They are dark-grey in color as they were baked in a relatively high temperature. Some still show traces of dried ink and others show signs of heavy use on the grinding surface.


  • Title: Inkstone
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date Created: Unified Silla, 8~9th century
  • Location: Wolji, Inwang-dong, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do Province, Korea
  • Type: earthernware
  • Rights: Gyeongju National Museum
  • Medium: H 10.2cm

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