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Joseon Dynasty shipwreck found off Korean coast

The wreckage of a Joseon-era cargo ship has been found off the coast of South Korea's Mado Island. “A pilot excavation of the shipwreck site resulted in the discoveries of two buncheong-ware ceramics. It’s highly likely that the vessel is from the Joseon era,” the institute said in a press release. Buncheong

500-year-old mummy found in South Korea

A Joseon-era mummy of a female has been found at a construction site just outside of Seoul, South Korea. The 154-centimeter (5-foot) tall female mummy was discovered early last month at an industrial complex being built in Osan, some 55 kilometers south of Seoul, by a group of scholars and

Joseon Dynasty artifacts unearthed in Korea

A collection of historical treasures which date back to the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910) have been unearthed in Seoul, Korea. Researchers have uncovered a handful of historical treasures next to the press building, many of which date back several hundred years to the time of the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). This past June, Shin