Thursday, September 19, 2019

Prehistoric and ancient cemeteries

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...

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...

Dangun Mausoleum (Tangun)

A purported tomb of Dangun - the founder of the first Korean kingdom. The enormous complex includes the 22 m high and 50 m...

Anak Tomb No.3. (Kogukwon Mausoleum)

A mausoleum of Goguryeo from 357 AD, with valuable inscriptions and fine murals. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.4491 N 125.5082 E Categories: Prehistoric and ancient cemeteries Values: Archaeology, Art, Visual Rating: Where is...

Tomb of King Muryeong

Burial of the ruler of Baekje Kingdom in 501 - 523 AD. This tomb was found intact and has been one of the most...

Haman tumuli (Malisan tumuli)

Hundreds of smaller and larger burial mounds - burials of the kings and nobleman of Gaya state. Location, GPS coordinates: 35.2717 N 128.4061 E Categories: Cairns and mounds,...