Videos from the Gods of Angkor at the Smithsonian

Here’s a couple of videos related to the current Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia currently exhibiting at the Freer and Sacker Gallery Galleries of the Smithsonian. The first is a news piece on the exhibition by the VOA Khmer Service and is in Khmer.

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The second video, about an hour long, is a lecture by John Guy, the South and Southeast Asian Curator of Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art given in conjunction with the Gods of Angkor Exhibition. It is entitled “Golden Towers: Reconstructing the Lost Ornamentation of Angkor”.
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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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