To Won’s Father: An Ancient Love Letter Rediscovered

In 1998, archaeologists in Andong City, South Korea to their amazement discovered the tomb of Eung-tae a man who lived in the 16th century. The mummified remains were a rare find for the time. Eung-tae was unusually tall, even by today’s standards. He was 5”9 and well built with skin and beard still intact. “The dark moustache made me feel that he must have had a charming appearance,” said Se-kwon Yim, former director of the Andong National University Museum. She was one of the first people to see him. Even more astonishingly, the tomb contained a bittersweet letter from his … Continue reading To Won’s Father: An Ancient Love Letter Rediscovered