Tiny engraved gold leaf attests to Silla Dynasty mastery

An 8th-century pure gold leaf artifact intricately carved by the finest craftsmen of the Silla Dynasty (57 B.C.–A.D. 935) was unveiled in all its minute glory this summer six years after its discovery in Gyeongju, South Korea. The tiny treasure was first unearthed in October 2016 at the Donggung Palace in Gyeongju, the ancient capital …