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Sculpture of Angkor and ancient Cambodia

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Published by National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cambodia,
  • Angkor (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Sculpture, Khmer -- Exhibitions,
    • Sculpture -- Cambodia -- Angkor (Extinct city) -- Exhibitions,
    • Cambodia -- Antiquities -- Exhibitions

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelen Ibbitson Jessup and Thierry Zephir, editors.
      ContributionsJessup, Helen Ibbitson., Zephir, Thierry., National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNB1015 .S36 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxii, 381 p. :
      Number of Pages381
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL667312M
      ISBN 100500237387, 0894682725
      LC Control Number97013030

      Many temples had been built before Cambodia became a powerful Kingdom of Khmer Empire which dominated most of the Indochina region. At that time, Cambodia was known as Chenla kingdom, the predecessor state of Khmer empire. There are three pre-Angkorean architectural styles: Sambor Prei Kuk style (–): Sambor Prei Kuk also known as Isanapura where was the capital of Chenla . Millennium of Glory: Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia (ISBN Changed to ) by Helen Ibbitson Jessup, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

        Cleveland, OH (Octo ) –Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar features an unprecedented loan from the National Museum of Cambodia consisting of a section of the year-old sculpted enclosure wall of the great royal temple at Banteay Chhmar. Intricately carved, the wall depicts a larger-than-life image of the bodhisattva of compassion in the form of the 10 . The ancient capital of the Khmer people at Angkor, in northwest Cambodia, was once the heart of a large sphere of influence that extended over much of mainland Southeast Asia. The bronzes in this exhibition—masterworks from the collection of the National Museum of Cambodia—represent the achievements of Khmer artists during the Angkor period.

      Barry Brukoff is an award-winning photographer whose books include The Enigma of Stonehenge, Greece: Land of Light, and Machu has been photographing the temples of Cambodia since Helen Ibbitson Jessup is the author of Art and Architecture of Cambodia and Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia: Millennium of Glory, and was curator of the related exhibition at the National. He has been photographing the temples of Cambodia since Helen Ibbitson Jessup is the author of Art and Architecture of Cambodia and Sculpture of Angkor and Ancient Cambodia: Millennium of Glory, and was curator of the related exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.


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