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Rubbings of Four Round Tiles

Koguryo-Unified Silla Kingdom
37 BCE-668 CE & 668-935 CE
Hanging scroll


Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2011.27.185
Other Number(s): Res 13.48 (Chapin No.)
Geography: Asia, South Korea (Korea)
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts
Culture/Nationality: Korean
Collection: Helen B. Chapin '15 Collection

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  • Koguryo - Refers to the period that coincided with the rule of the Ko family in Korea, from 37 BCE - 668 CE. During this period, kings and noblemen built thousands of tombs from P'yong-yang to Manchuria, containing vast quantities of funerary objects and frescoes illustrating everyday life. In the last quarter of the 4th century, Buddhism replaced Shamanism, and effigies of the Buddha of both metal and pottery became more widespread.
  • Korean - Culture and style of peoples from the East Asian peninsula of Korea.
  • rubbings - Images made by placing a material such as paper or cloth over a relief, or an incised or textured surface, and rubbing with a pigment in order to transfer the image.
  • scroll paintings - Refers to paintings having a long, narrow scroll format. Term is often used in the context of Chinese and Japanese paintings on either hanging scrolls (kakemono, if Japanese) or on handscrolls (emakimono, if Japanese). For written documents on long, rolled strips, see "scrolls (information artifacts)."
  • scrolls - Long strips of flexible material used for written documents and rolled for ease of handling and storage. For paintings on either hanging scrolls or handscrolls, use "scroll paintings."
  • sculpture - Three-dimensional works of art in which images and forms are produced in relief, in intaglio, or in the round. The term refers particularly to art works created by carving or engraving a hard material, by molding or casting a malleable material (which usually then hardens), or by assembling parts to create a three-dimensional object. It is typically used to refer to large or medium-sized objects made of stone, wood, bronze, or another metal. Small objects are typically referred to as "carvings" or another appropriate term. "Sculpture" refers to works that represent tangible beings, objects, or groups of objects, or are abstract works that have defined edges and boundaries and can be measured. As three-dimensional works become more diffused in space or time, or less tangible, use appropriate specific terms, such as "mail art" or "environmental art."
  • Unified Silla Kingdom

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