King Kongmin Tomb

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Title Variant: 

Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb

Image View Description: 

Exterior: Mound and Statues

Date: 

14th Century

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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

Geographic Coordinates: 

37.982497, 126.473228

Record ID: 

DPRK_442