May 18, 2014 at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America Lecture
Dr. Sarah Nelson The Gold Crowns of Silla (Korea) and the Tomb of a Queen
The largest mounded tomb form the Silla kingdom in Korea was found to be that of a queen who wore a pure gold crown and the golden belt of leadership. These make it clear that she was a ruling queen, but she does not appear in the official list of kings, although some queens do. How can archaeology solve this mystery without any writing in the tomb?