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Center for Southeast Asian Studies Friday Forum Lecture Series

Darith Ea, Visiting Professor, Cornell University, "Koh Ker: The 10th Century Angkorian Capital City of Jayavarman IV and His Son, Harshavarman II."

Event Details

Friday, October 26, 2018
12-1:30 p.m.
Jayavarman IV and his son, Harshavarman II moved the Angkorian capital to Koh Ker from 928-944. Koh Ker is approximately 90 km northeast of Angkor. The city layout includes an iconic 35m tall, 7-tiered, sandstone mountain temple dedicated to Siva (Prasat Thom); a large water reservoir (Rohal); numerous temples and shrines encircling the Rohal; the largest ancient dam in Southeast Asia, and an unusual north-south orientation. Koh Ker sculpture and architecture are unusually large-scale and dynami