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Gold Cap from Cheonmachong Tomb

천마총 관모 ( 天馬塚 冠帽 )

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Classification National Treasure
Name of Cultural Properties Gold Cap from Cheonmachong Tomb
Quantity 1 Item
Designated Date 1978.12.07
Age Silla
Address Gyeongju National Museum, 186, Iljeong-ro, Gyeongju, Gyeongsangbuk-do

This hat is worn beneath a golden cap. It was found in Cheonmachong tomb. It is 16cm in height and 19cm in width. The hat was discovered between a coffin and a case holding the remains of the deceased. The semi-circle hat with a flared base consists of four parts. The part below is in the shape of a bow, as used in archery. The upper part of the hat is decorated by lines forming eyebrows, small holes, and dots. Below it is another engraving in the pattern of clouds. The hat appears to have been worn a lot for it appears to have been fixed.