Occasional Papers

The Occasional Papers series collects in slim volumes of about one hundred pages the texts of lectures given at the ISEAS, presented with full footnotes, bibliography, and in most cases with a general index at the end.

The Bronze Age in Korea

A Historical Archaeological Outline

By Maurizio Riotto.

Buddhist Asia 1
Publication year
2,000 yen
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An outline of Korean archaeology based on an extensive overview of Korean, Japanese and Western sources. A useful introduction to a complex field of research, made accessible to non-specialists.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword, by Antonino Forte
  • Preface
  • Introduction
    - The Paleolithic Age
    - The Neolithic Age
    - The Bronze Age
  • Part 1: Burial Customs
    1. The dolmen
    2. The stone cist tomb
  • Part 2: Grave Goods
    1. Stone objects
    2. Bronze objects
    3. Pottery
  • Final Remarks
  • Chronological Table