Phnom Kulen in danger of deforestation – again

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Deforestation on Phnom Kulen. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20150110

Phnom Kulen, the sacred mountain of Angkor, was once one of the holiest places of all of Cambodia. Today, development, slash and burn agriculture and illegal logging are threatening the people who inhabit the mountain and the archaeology beneath the surface.

Deforestation on Phnom Kulen. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20150110

Deforestation on Phnom Kulen. Source: Phnom Penh Post 20150110

What lies beneath: The fight to save Phnom Kulen
Phnom Penh Post, 10 January 2015
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The sacred landscapes of Phnom Kulen

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Bas-relief of Poeung Komnou, Phnom Kulen. Archaeology, 201412

Last month’s Archaeology Magazine has a feature on the archaeological features of Phnom Kulen, featuring the rock art site of Poeung Komnou – one of the sites that I investigated for my doctoral work.

Bas-relief of Poeung Komnou, Phnom Kulen. Archaeology, 201412

Bas-relief of Poeung Komnou, Phnom Kulen. Archaeology, 201412

Storied Landscape
Archaeology, December 2014

Journey to Phnom Kulen [Video]
Archaeology, December 2014
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