Sarira Reliquary

Unified Silla, 8th century
h. = 15.9 cm (6.25 in)
Daegu National Museum
Daegu, Korea

This reliquary was found inside the five-story pagoda at Songnimsa. It consists of a green glass bottle inside a green glass cup inside a gilt-bronze pavilion. The sarira were placed inside the bottle, and the glass rings on the cup originally held rondels of glass and pearl.