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The period of the capital in Hanseong – Founding a country

In 18 B.C., it was the Onjo party, who arrived after leaving the Goguryeo and founded the Baekje at Wiryeseong located at the south of the Hangang River. While the Baekje existing until 660 A.D., her capital changed from Hanseong (Seoul) - Ungjin (Gongju) - Sabi (Buyeo). 31 kings came to the throne from King Onjo to King Uija, and during the era of the 13th King Geunchogo, the glory days of the Kingdom, its territory reached present day Hwanghae-do to the north, and Jeolla-do to the south.
The representative ruins of the Hanseong period include the northern fortress, Pungnaptoseong (Center for politics and the economy), the southern fortress, Mongchontoseong (Center for military forces), the tombs of Seokchon-dong and Bangi-dong, a public cemetery for the royal family and ruling class of the Baekje. The representative relics include a bronze kettle excavated from Pungnaptoseong, and pottery, tripod pottery and convex tiles excavated from Mongchontoseong.

청동초두

Bronze kettle

그릇받침

Pottery

세발토기

Tripod pottery

수막새

Convex tiles

The period of the capital, Ungjin – Becoming a strong country again

Ungjin was the capital of the Baekje for 63 years from 475 to 538. The culture of the Ungjin period flourished after being succeeded by that of the Hanseong period while conducting exchanges with the south dynasty of China, especially the Liang Dynasty. And, they delivered this culture to the Shilla, Gaya and Japan.
The representative ruins of the Ungjin period include the tombs of Songsan-ri, which include King Muryeong’s tomb, Gongsanseong, the king’s fortress, and Datongsaji, a Buddhist Temple. The representative relics include tomb furnishings and Chinese relics that were excavated from King Muryeong’s tomb.

금동신발

Gilt-bronze shoes

금제관꾸미개

Golden coffin ornaments

The period of the capital Sabi – the culture blossoms

Sabi was the capital of the Baekje for 122 years from 538 to 660. During the Sabi period, the central and local government systems were completed, and Buddhist culture was flourished greatly as Baekje culture reached its peak.
The representative ruins of the Sabi period include the tombs of Neungsan-ri, Naseong and the Busosanseong fortresses, the temple site of Neungsan-ri, Jeongnimsa Temple Site and Gungnamji Pond. These include the Wanggungni Historic Site and the Mireuksa Temple Site in Iksan. The representative relic is the Gilt-bronze Incense Burner that was excavated from the temple site of Neungsan-ri.

금동대항로

Gilt-bronze Incense Burner

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