It was guessed having constructed in Kokuryo period, maybe before A.D. 500, but nobody know whose tomb. It was once known a stone tomb of the great Kwangkaeto, but now a destroyed stone pyramid, nearby the stone monument of the great Kwangkaeto, should be of the great, and so this pyramid might be a tomb of king Zangsu. 'Zangkunchong' means a tomb of general in korean.
By the last discovery, new fact that the head part of stone coffins in the inner chamber put towards Chonzi (crator lake) on Paektusan (Mt. PaekTu), to the northeast, is unearthed.