, This article is a summary of several field trips to Kaesong made up to December 2004 at the invitation and with the aid of the National Bureau of Cultural Properties Conservation

, See the bibliography which follows

, directions given by Professor Chin Hong-sop, who lives in South Korea and who was curator of the museum from 1946 to 1949. (Take the path that rises to the right of the buildings of the Confucian School ????). Curiousfy, the existence of the museum has been erased from the collective memory of the[page 49] citizens of Kaesdng. Only a few aging residents of the district remember the old museum. Destroyed some fifteen or thirty years ago, depending on the source

, The first curator of the museum was Yi Yong-sun. He was succeeded by Ko Yu-sop from March 1933 to June 1944?then Min Pae-sik, and after the liberation by Chin Hong-sop

, The National Museum of Korea moved from Namsan to three successive buildings within the Kyongbok palace complex and finally, 2005.

, They escaped bomoing during the Korean War

?. Gaoli, Songshi 487 Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, pp.14-054

, See the various maps of the city drawn up by the Japanese administration in: Kim Ki-ho, Kaesong kugyong, 1972.

K. Yu, sop concentrated his research on the Buddhist monasteries and temples and other historical sites in and around Kaes6ng

, North Korean archaeological periodicals, some of which have ceased to exist, are: Munhwa yumul ???? (1949-50), Two collections: Kogohak charyo chip ??????, and Kogo minsok nonmun cnip ???????, pp.1963-67

, Koryo yujok yon'gu (P'yongyang: Sahoe kwahak ch'ulp'ansa, Sahoe kwahak ch'ulp'ansa, p.160, 2002.

A. Koreana, , 2004.

, Munhwajae pojon chido kuk ????????

, 919 Wang Kon moved his capital from Ch'orwon to Kaesong. 17. cf. Pak Yong-un, 1997.

, students) also includes the Archaeology and History of Art Department, The history faculty of Songdo Taehakkyo, 0200.

, Study of the Walls of Kaes6ng, Ch6n Ryong-ch'o1, vol.2, 1980.

, It is not known who is buried in Ch'il nung (Seven tombs), a necropolis situated behind the tomb of Wang Kon

K. Wangssi,

, The tumulus measures nine meters in diameter, with murals in the stone burial room, with a south-facing entrance

, Sejong sillok 60

, The tomb to the west has a stone room with an access corridor, mural paintings of the sun, the great bear, and Orion's belt on the ceiling and the twelve

&. Kwangt and ?. Ong-poje-sonsa,

, Red Turbans: powerful brigand force

, According to Han Ki-mun, Koryo sawon-ui kujo-wa kinung, pp.470-79, 1998.

H. Su-ydng, Koryo Hungwang-sa chi-ui chosa, Pulgyohak nonjip: Paek Song-uk paksa songsu kinyom, pp.1109-1142, 1957.

, Capital monastery founded by T'aejo, 930. 32. Pyon Ryong-mun 33 . For example, the tomb of King Kongmin and Ch'illung (??)

, a brief survey and some excavations were carried out in the zone that is due to become an industrial park, financed by the Har'guk t'oji kongsa (??????),a South Korean public finance company. A group composed of around twenty South Korean and forty North Korean archaeologists worked together for almost two months on the site, 2004.

, Korea Committee for the Promotion of External Economic Cooperation (????????????? Choson tae'oe kyongje hyomnyok ch'ujin wiwon hoe)

R. E. Breuker, History with a Capital H: Kaesong's Forgotten Claim of Capital History, Acta Koreana, vol.7, issue.2, pp.65-102, 2004.

, Ch5n Ryong-ch'ol. Kaesong ui yet chach ui-rul todumo. P'yongyang: Munhwa yesul ch'ulp'ansa, vol.91, 2002.

, Chosen sotokufu, vol.6, pp.1915-1935

, Taisho 5 nendo koseki chosa hdkoku. Keijo: Chosen sotokufu, 1916.

H. Ki-mun, Koryo sawdn-ui kujo-wa kinung. Seoul: Minjoksa, 1998. Han'guk yoksa yon'gu hoe. Koryo-ui hwangdo Kaegyong. Seoul: Ch'angjak-kwa pip'yongsa, 2002.

S. Haulsser, Kaesong from the Perspective of Chos6n Dynasty Intellectuals, Acta Koreana, vol.7, issue.2, pp.35-64, 2004.

H. Su-yong, Koryo Hungwang-sa chi-ui chosa, Pulgyohak nonjip: Paek Song-uk paksa songsu kinyom, pp.1109-1142, 1957.

K. Hoson, Kaegy6ng-ui chol, Koryo-ui hwangdo Kaegyong, edited by Han?guk yoksa yon'gu hoe, pp.223-266, 1936.

Y. Kbs and . Sup, esyol: 4 Pukhan-ui munhwa yusan. Seoul: Hyohyong ch'ulp'an, 2002.

K. Ki-dok, Koryo sidae Kaegy6ng-ui p'ungsu chirijok koch'al, Han'guk sasang sahak, vol.40, pp.63-119, 2001.

K. Ki-ho.-kaesong and . Kugyong, Seoul: Taehan kongnonsa, 1972.

. Ko-yu-sop and . Songdo-ui-kojok, Seoul: Yorhwadang, 1946.

, Munhwajae kwalliguk Munhwajae yon, guso, ed. Pukhan munhwa yujok palgul kaebo. Seoul: Munhwajae kwalliguk Munhwajae yon'guso, 1991.

P. Chong-jin, Koryo sigi Kaegyong-ui wich'i-wa kinung, vol.38, pp.78-80, 2000.

P. Chong-jin, Kaesong munhwajae mat pogi, Koryo-ui hwangdo Kaegyong, edited by Han'guk yoksa yon'gu hoe, pp.253-71, 1996.

P. Yun-jin, Koryo sidae-ui Kaegy6ng iltae sawon-ui kunsajok-chongch'ijok songgyok, Han'guksa hakpo, pp.78-120, 1998.

, Sahoe kwahak ch'ulp'ansa, ed. Koryo yujok yon'gu. P'yongyang: Sahoe kwahak ch'ulp'ansa, vol.91, 2002.

. Song-ky6ng-nok, Buddhism at the Center: The Temples of Kaesong and their Socio-Political Role, Acta Koreana, vol.7, pp.7-34, 2000.

Y. Hyonsil, Koryo sigi Kaegyong ui kujo-wa kinung 38, pp.1-222, 2000.