Funerary Money


From: Korea

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 15224A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Korean
Provenience Korea
Period Koryo Dynasty
Date Made 12th Century
Section Asian
Materials Metal

One of five pieces of money from Korean tomb. Same tomb as 15214, a funerary dish. Some are Song Dynasty while others are Qing Dynasty. The later coins may have been accidentally mixed in with earlier Song Dynasty coins. There are tweny coins on the string.

Credit Line Gift of Eli B. Landis, 1892

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