In our subsequent story, the general public will get its first have a look at relics discovered on Neukdaedo Island, as soon as dwelling to a commerce port utilized by Korea, China and Japan within the second century B.C. Right here’s extra.
Historical relics that had been discovered on Neukdo Island in Sacheon, Gyeongsangnam-do Province greater than 30 years in the past had been designated as nationwide historic relics. Tens of hundreds of Japanese and Chinese language earthen vessels and relics from the Samhan interval had been found, courting again to the second century B.C. Greater than a thousand relics that had been excavated on the time have been unveiled to the general public for the primary time. The relics discovered on Neukdo Island bear traces of commerce with historic Japan. Some 160 relics from Kyushu, Japan – Korea’s important commerce accomplice on the time – will probably be placed on show alongside the Neukdo relics to show their similarities.
[Soundbite] Lee Dong-kwan(Jinju Nat’l Museum) : “It is the biggest quantity of such uncommon relics to be discovered on the Korean Peninsula. They present that Neukdo Island was an East Asian commerce middle on the time.”
Cash from the traditional Chinese language metropolis of Nakrangkuk attest to the standing of Neukdo Island as a commerce hub connecting Korea, China and Japan.
[Soundbite] Lee Hu-kyung(Customer) : “It is good to see so many relics in a single place. It was a possibility to study extra about Neukdo Island.”
The exhibition sheds mild on sea commerce between historic Korea, China and Japan, and can final via October.