An Exhibition That Brings Together Korean Heritage Scattered Around the World

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An exhibition “Journey of Korean Cultural Heritage” will be held in National Palace Museum of Korea from July 7 to September 25. About 40 repatriated Korean cultural heritages will be presented.

The exhibition will include below and more :

  • 『Yeol-seong eo-pil』, a book written by the kings of the Joseon Dynasty that won a bid at Christie’s auction last year.
  • The armor in cotton with leather plates that was voluntarily donated by the St. Ottilien Archabbey in Germany in 2018.
  • Odaesan* Copy of Annals of the Joseon Dynasty that were returned in 2006 after it was illegally exported to the University of Tokyo in 1914.
  • Hemispherical Sundial that was put up for auction by an American private collector and was purchased by the Overseas Cultural Heritage Foundation.

*Odaesan is a mountain located in the central and eastern part of Gangwon-do.

The National Palace Museum is located in Gyeongbokgung Palace.

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