Cheonmachong

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Cheonmachong
Cheonmachong. / Xiquinho Silva, / CC BY 2.0
One of the Royal tombs of Gyeongju – large tumulus which was built in the 5th or 6th century AD. This 12.7 m tall artificial hill has a wood-lined passage in it. 11,500 artifacts have been recovered from this tomb. The tomb contained an interesting drawing of so-called "Korean Pegasus" – a horse with eight legs.

Location, GPS coordinates:35.8386 N 129.2106 E
Categories:Cairns and mounds, Prehistoric and ancient cemeteries
Values:Archaeology, Visual
Rating:3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Where is located?Asia, South Korea, North Gyeongsang, Gyeongju, Gyerim-ro 9

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