About this objectSeokgatap at Buguksa is a three-storey stupa in stone standing over 10m tall. It is of a more traditional form than Dabotap, also in stone and standing nearby, at it imitated awooden construction. It is recorded that a Asadal, a renowned stonemason from the Baekje region to the west was brought to Silla to construct both stupas. Originally dated to around 751, recent discovery of an inscription on the reliquary inside suggests that it was enshrined as early as 706. A reliquary with a printed dharani sutra, similar to later ones commissioned by Empress Shōtoku in Japan, was discovered at the same time.