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Box with Cover

Period:
Goryeo dynasty (918–1392)
Culture:
Korea
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H. 2 in. (5.1 cm); W. 5/8 in. (1.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
22.141.27a, b
Not on view
The swastika incised on the center of this box is an ancient Indian symbol of auspiciousness that was introduced to Korea with Buddhism.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," August 23, 2003–June 28, 2004.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Arts of Korea," January 14, 2005–October 29, 2006.

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