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Korean Archer Representing a Silla Hwarang

Posted by on Saturday, July 18, 2020, In : Photography 



A photograph of a Korean archer representing a Silla Hwarang, taken in 2006. The Hwarang (Flower Knights) were highly trained group of elite warriors who fought for the Silla kingdom during the unification of the three kingdoms of Korea in the seventh century and lasted up until around the tenth century as a fighting unit.

Source: 
wikipedia.org
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Joseon Period Korean Archery

Posted by on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, In : Art 


A painting by Kim Hong Do showing a seonbi (an intellectual from the Joseon Dynasty) using a bow and arrow during the 18th century Joseon Period of Korean history.

Source: antiquealive.com

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