Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mungo Lady

Find of the oldest cremated human remains in the world. Contrary to the name it seems that here rests a male, who was cremated...

Ala-Tey burial ground

Burial mound from Xiongnu period from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very rich, unlooted burials of Huns...

Terezin burial ground

Burial mound from the 2nd century BC - 1st century AD. Here have been made very interesting finds of Hun culture including a body...

Yangrung (Tomb of Emperor Sinjong)

A royal burial mound from the 13th century. Although it is in a poor condition, valuable murals of stars and 158 dogs have been...

Tokhung-ri Mausoleum

A royal burial mound, built in 408 AD. Contains decorative paintings showing daily scenes and star constellations. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.9609 N 125.4499 E Categories: Prehistoric and ancient...

Kija’s Tomb

A medieval burial hill. According to legends here is buried Jizi, the legendary first ruler of ancient Gojoseon and founder of Pyongyang in the...

Kangso Three Tombs

Three mounds - mausoleums from the 7th century. Contain murals, which show mythical beings. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.9610 N 125.4277 E Categories: Cairns and mounds, Prehistoric and ancient...

Hurŭng Royal Tomb

A mausoleum - two separate burial mounds of the second king of Joseon dynasty, built in 1412 - 1419. Adorned with granite carvings, statues...

Hyonrung (Hyollung, Tomb of King Wanggon)

A tomb of Emperor Taejo from the 10th century with ornate decorations. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.9858 N 126.5055 E Categories: Cemeteries Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, North Hwanghae,...

Hyonjongrung (Tomb of King Kongmin)

Elaborate and well preserved royal mausoleum, built in 1365 - 1372. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.9825 N 126.4732 E Categories: Cemeteries Values: Architecture, Visual Rating: Where is located? Asia, North Korea, North Hwanghae, west...