Lion head found in Preah Vihear province

The Southeast Asian Archaeology Newblog

A fragment of a lion head was found near Rolum Temple in Preah Vihear Province.

Lion head fragment from Preah Vihear Province, Cambodian Herald 20130129
Lion head fragment from Preah Vihear Province, Cambodian Herald 20130129

Lion head found at temple complex in Preah Vihear
Tha Cambodian Herald, 29 January 2013

The Documentation Center of Cambodia said Tuesday that its Museum of Memory had found a broken head of a sandstone guardian lion in Preah Vihear province.

A statement said a team led by museum director Sirik Savina made the discovery while investigating the Koh Ker temple complex.

Full story here.

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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