Umehara, Sueji: KEISHU KINREI ZUKA SHOKURI ZUKA HAKKUTSU CHOSA HOKOKU: TAISHO 13 NENDO KOSEKI CHOSA HOKOKU DAI 1 SATSU. (Excavation Report of the Gold Crown Tomb and Other Tombs at Kyongju in Korea). Taisho 13 Nendo Koseki Chosa Hokoku No. 1. Kyoto, 1931-32. Text volume: 9, 268 pp. and 89 text illustrations and b/w plates; Plates volume: 22 pp. text plus 214 pp. b/w photographic plates, plans and illustrations. A number of foldouts. 2 vols. 26x19 cm. Paper.
Extremely scarce and extremely detailed two-volume archaeological report detailing the discovery and excavation of the highly-important Gold Crown Tomb at a Silla Kingdom tomb near Kyongju in South Korea. Excavated in 1921, this was the first tomb to yield a gold crown of Silla royalty, together with a very large number of other fine artefacts. Other tombs are also discussed. Extensively-illustrated with black-and-white plates. Text in Japanese. Minor wear to covers and loss and chipping to spine. Fine inside. The first time we have handled this work.
Subjects: Archaeology Metalwork
Available, as of: 20/05/2019
Was item 181 in printed List 195.
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