April 14, 2017

Sambor Prei Kuk

Sambor Prei Kuk is an archaeological site in Cambodia located in Kampong Thom Province, on the Eastern bank of the Tonle Sap lake.

The buildings of Sambor Prei Kuk are characteristic of the Pre-Angkorean period with a simple external plan. The principal material is brick, but sandstone is also used for certain structures. Architectural features include numerous prasats, octagonal towers, shiva lingams and yonis, ponds and reservoirs, and lion sculptures. Sambor Prei Kuk is located amidst mature sub-tropical forests with limited undergrowth.

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