Through excavation and surface investigations , the archaeological remains, as well as remains which might have been damaged by construction, were preserved and secured.
The following sites were investigated : Bokcheondong Ancient Tombs · Hwajeong Tombs, Gimhae · Dongsam-dong Shell Midden · Gwigok-dong Daechon, Jinju, etc.
<Investigation & Excavation at Cheonggang-ri, Gijang>
After going through the process of restoration, arrangement and organization the results obtained, through scientific investigation, are systematically recorded on cards and books.
Following the organization process, the highly corrodible and fragile artifacts, such as those made of iron and bronze, are subjected to special preservation treatments. For example, some of these preservation methods were performed with highly technical X-ray apparatus, and vacuum precipitators, etc.
<Preservation Treatment Office>
The acquired results through investigation and research are displayed at special exhibitions and others opened to the general public and experts.
The exhibition shows the Gaya culture, primarily Bokcheondong Ancient Tombs. Once a year, a topic of historical importance is chosen and a special exhibition is held.
The Opening Ceremony of Special Exhibition
<Ancient warriors & weapons>
A report based on the excavated materials is distributed widely to researchers, museums and libraries, etc. to be used as a scientific resource. Also, an academic seminar based on a subject significant to science is held once a year to promote more research activity.
<The War and Weapon in Acient Society>