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2,000 Year-Old Relics Found in Shinchangdong Heritage Site in Gwangju

광주 신창동 유적서 2천년전 유물 출토

2,000 Year-Old Relics Found in Shinchangdong Heritage Site in Gwangju

 

A lacquered arrow and a string instrument were among items excavated in the Shinchangdong historical heritage site in Gwangju yesterday.

According to the Gwangju National Museum, investigators excavated the lacquered arrow, a string instrument and earthenware believed to have been used 2,000 years ago in Korea.

The 90 centimeter-long arrow was discovered to be made out of elm and the 19 centimeter-long string instruments was found to be made of wood from the cherry tree.

Additional findings from the excavation were confirmed to be made out of oak. The recent discoveries will be stored at the Gwangju National Museum.

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