Monday, November 29

About 150 lanterns of Unified Silla poured out from the waste pit of Hwangnyongsa Temple

Lamps from the Unified Silla period poured out from the former site of Hwangnyongsa Temple, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do, which was the largest and most extensive religious temple on the Korean Peninsula during the ancient and medieval times. The Gyeongju National Research Institute for Cultural Heritage announced on the 25th that as a result of a new survey on the west side of the corridor on the west side of the Hwangnyongsa Temple site in Guhwang-dong, Gyeongju-si (total area 8,700 m²), about 150 lamps made by Silla artisans were excavated from the waste pit of the ruins.

Reference-www.hani.co.kr

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