Angkor on display in China

Angkor exhibition at the China Capitol Museum Source: China Daily 20141230

The Capitol Museum in Beijing is hosting an exhibition featuring artefacts from Angkor. The exhibition is on until March.

Angkor exhibition at the China Capitol Museum Source: China Daily 20141230
Angkor exhibition at the China Capitol Museum Source: China Daily 20141230

See Angkor Wat in China at major museum shows
China Daily, 30 December 2014

You will soon be able to see parts of Cambodia’s landmark Angkor Wat temple in Beijing.

Following yearlong preparations, Cambodia’s first major exhibition of its cultural relics in China has opened at the Capital Museum on Friday and will continue through March 25.

After Beijing, the Smile of Khmer: Cambodian Ancient Cultural Relics and Art will move to Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong province in April.

Some 80 pieces, including stone statues, bronze wares and ceramics, are part of the upcoming display at Beijing’s Capital Museum.

Full story here.

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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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