King Kongmin Tomb

Exterior: Mound and Statues

Title Variant: 

Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb

Date: 

14th Century

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Geographic Coordinates: 

Latitude: 38.021319000000
Longitude: 126.526453000000

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Notes: 

Tomb of King Kongmin (1330-74), or Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb. The site consists of two separate burial mounds, Hyonrung, which contain the remains of Kongmin, 31st king of the Koryo Dynasty, and Jongrung, which contains his wife, the Mongolian princess Queen Noguk.

Subject: 

Architecture--Korea (North)

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Image Source: 

Personal collection of Lorenzo Vigotti, available in collaboration with the Media Center for Art History, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University

Image Date: 

8/12/12