17th-century medical book designated National Treasure in Korea

(22 June 2015) “Donguibogam,” an encyclopedic Oriental medicine book written in the 17th century during the Joseon Kingdom (1392-1910), has been designated as a National Treasure, the highest status of Korea’s cultural assets, the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced Monday.

The full story By Baek Byung-yeul with a picture of this national treasure is in the Korea Times.