• Koguryo and Balhae
  • Anak Tomb No. 3
Eastern Wall of the Eastern Auxiliary Chamber
TitleEastern Wall of the Eastern Auxiliary Chamber
Eastern Wall of the Eastern Auxiliary Chamber
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This is the eastern wall of the eastern auxiliary chamber in Anak Tomb No. 3. The eastern wall is approximately three times longer than the other walls in the eastern auxiliary chamber and appropriately features three different subject matters. This wall features a kitchen, meat storehouse, and carriage house from left to right. Even at a glance, any viewer would recognize that this was an uncommon sight for the time. All three structures feature tiled roofs. Three women are diligently working in the traditional kitchen, and two dogs can be seen loitering in front. This scene seems to be a depiction of a peaceful springtime afternoon. This depiction is an excellent example of the extravagant life led by the entombed.