A Study on the Size of the Stone Pillars(A Statue of confucian Official and A Statue of Military Officer) in the Royal Tomb of the Joseon Dynasty

조선시대 왕릉 석인상(문인석, 무인석)의 크기에 관한 연구

  • Received : 2020.03.23
  • Accepted : 2020.04.16
  • Published : 2020.04.30


This study is a study on the size of the stone statues of the royal tombs in the Joseon Dynasty. In summary, the size of the stone statues of Moon, Inseok and Unmanned Stone increased in the 1600s and then decreased slightly in the 1700s, but increased in size in the 1800s. It was confirmed that the average analysis result. The statue of Seok-in of the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty reflects the characters of the time, and through this, the typical figures of the times can be examined. The royal tomb has consistency and uniqueness, and the norms regarding the size of stone statues have changed over time. As a building of the authoritative symbol of the ruling class, it was a national construction where royal tombs were built according to rituals and laws. It is said that the size of the stone statues in the Joseon Dynasty was about 90cm smaller than the stone statues of the tombs. In this study, the significance of this study is to confirm the stone size of each stone age in the royal tomb of Joseon.


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