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14 Stone Artifacts from 7th C. Nakhwa-am Cliff of the Falling Flowers

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Korean: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1398423

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Scarce Set of 7th Century Stone Artifacts excavated from Buyeo, Chuncheongnam Province at Nakhwa-am, the Cliff of the Falling Flowers, when and where, in 660 CE, three thousand women from the Baekje royal court jumped to their deaths rather than be captured by the invading enemy. There are fourteen artifacts in this set. Provenance: Cameron Collection of California. From 1 to 6.75 inches (2.5 to 17 cm).