Wooden Tablet

© The National Museum of Korea

Some 360 wooden tags were found and provided decisive information about the shipwreck. Thy have the cargo owner’s name, temple names, production dates, and kinds and quantities of goods. They were written with brush and ink.

Provenance: Dodeok-do, Bangchuk-ri, Jido-myeon, Sinan-gun, Jeollanam-do

Materials: wood

Accession Number: Sinan 23584

The Silk Roads on the Map

Country profile

flag Republic of Korea
Capital: Seoul
Region: Asia and the Pacific

This platform has been developed and maintained with the support of:


UNESCO Headquarters

7 Place de Fontenoy

75007 Paris, France

Social and Human Sciences Sector

Research, Policy and Foresight Section

Silk Roads Programme


Follow us