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Wall Inscription from Pyeongyang Fortress
Treasure No.642
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Why this is a
Masterpiece

The powerful, vibrant inscriptions are typical of Goguryeo calligraphy, while the record of the titles of Goguryeo officials is of rare historical value. It is designated as Korean Treasure No.642.

History of the Object
This piece of stone wall from Pyeongyang Fortress is inscribed with the details of its construction, including a comprehensive schedule, the specific tasks performed, the number of hours worked each day, the responsibilities of each worker, and a list of the site supervisors and their areas of supervision.

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Type
Inscription stones 
Materials
Stone 
Measurements
Length: 19.5cm, Width: 36cm 
Creator name
Unknown 
Creator date
Unknown 
Where it was made
 
Geography
Korea 
Time period
AD 6th century ~ AD 6th century 
Creation date
Goguryeo, 589 C.E. 
Function
Inscribed with the details of the construction of Pyeongyang Fortress 
Acquisition
Purchased in 1965  
Copyright
Ewha Womans University Museum  
Acknowledgements
Ewha Womans University Museum, Engagement with Korean Art : 100 Masterpieces from the Ewha Womans University Museum, Seoul, 2007 
Owner
Ewha Womans University Museum 
Museum
Ewha Womans University Museum 
Credit line
Ewha Womans University Museum  

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