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Treasure 1720

Excavated Documents from the Wooden Seated Sakyamuni Buddha Triad of Donghaksa Temple, Gongju
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Classification Treasure 1720
Name of Cultural Properties Excavated Documents from the Wooden Seated Sakyamuni Buddha Triad of Donghaksa Temple, Gongju
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Designated Date 2011.09.05
Age Joseon Period
Address Seoul Jung-gu
A series of Buddhist scriptures were discovered inside the Wooden Seated Sakyamuni Buddha Triad, housed in Daeungjeon Hall of Donghaksa Temple in Gongju.

All of these texts date from pre-Imjin War (Japanese Invasion of 1592) eras.

Eight books of seven varieties were selected from them, based on the criteria of rarity, value and completeness, and were designated together as a cultural heritage object (Treasure).