Geumgwanchonggeumgwan

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Geumgwanchonggeumgwan

 


It is a gold crown of the Silla Period founded in Geumgwanchong (Gold Crown Tomb) located in Noseo-dong, Gyeongju-si. Its height is 44.4 and diameter of headband reaches 19. The gold crown consists of the inner crown and outer crown, but this crown turns out to be an outer crown and shows the typical gold crown of the Silla Period. In the front of round headband there are three letters of 'Chul' in Chinese in three steps and two antlers in the left and right side of back. There are dots around the letter of 'Chul' and upper and below part of headband, and lots of jade green gems and glass bead decorations are hanging from gold threads regularly. In the ends of both sides, gold chains are hanging down in two lines in the shape of leaves at regular intervals, and a jade green gem is hanging at the end of the chain. Differently from the outer crown, a crown hat regarded as an inner crown is found outside tomb. The crown hat is a kind of triangle hat made in a thin gold sheet, and there is a decoration with two long bird wings over it. The decoration of wing reflects the belief of people in the Three Kingdoms Period and suspects that it has something to do with shamanism. In terms of its basic design and technique, this gold crown is regarded as a masterpiece representing the style of crown in the Silla Period.

 

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