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Object Number:29-25-20
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Korean
Provenience: Korea
Gyeongju
Date Made: Early 20th Century?
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Height: 24 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1929
Other Number:CG98-1-135M - Found in Collection Number

Description

Wrapper for set of twelve rubbings of the stone reliefs showing the East Asian zodiac animals at the tomb of Kim Yusin, Gyeongju, Korea. The rubbings are accompanied by a hand-written note which reads: "No. 11. Rubbings of reliefs from a King's Tomb near Keishū [i.e. Gyeongju 慶州]. Purchased from the museum at Keishū for 6 yen. (not the King's Tomb near Bukkokuji [i.e. Bulguksa 佛國寺] but a similar one north.)" Title of rubbings written on front in ink in Japanese.

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