Collaboration of Archaeologists, Historians and Bioarchaeologists During Removal of Clothing from Korean Mummy of Joseon Dynasty

  • Eun-Joo Lee
  • Chang Seok Oh
  • Se Gweon Yim
  • Jun Bum Park
  • Yi-Suk Kim
  • Myung Ho Shin
  • Soong Deok Lee
  • Dong Hoon Shin


Recently, experts from various research fields made an interdisciplinary collaboration on well-preserved cultural or human remains discovered in fifteenth- to nineteenth-century Joseon tombs of Korea. The academic information acquired under the interdisciplinary collaboration was significant to researchers in Korea because it is entirely original and not to be commonly found in any library resource for historians. This report is the first of full, detailed descriptions about the research on Joseon tomb, by which the vivid glimpse of Joseon people’s lives could be reconstructed, based on the clear archaeological, historical and biological evidences.


Korea Joseon tombs Clothing Interdisciplinary study 



This research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2010-0010804).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eun-Joo Lee
    • 1
  • Chang Seok Oh
    • 2
  • Se Gweon Yim
    • 3
  • Jun Bum Park
    • 4
  • Yi-Suk Kim
    • 5
  • Myung Ho Shin
    • 6
  • Soong Deok Lee
    • 7
  • Dong Hoon Shin
    • 8
  1. 1.Graduate School of Creative IndustryAndong National UniversityAndongKorea
  2. 2.Anthropology and Paleopathology Lab, Institute of Forensic MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  3. 3.Department of HistoryAndong National UniversityAndongKorea
  4. 4.Seoul Institute of Cultural HeritageSeoulKorea
  5. 5.Department of AnatomyEwha Womans University School of MedicineSeoulKorea
  6. 6.Department of Korean HistoryPukyong National UniversityPusanKorea
  7. 7.Department of Forensic MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea
  8. 8.Anthropology and Paleopathology Lab, Institute of Forensic MedicineSeoul National UniversitySeoulKorea

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