The Art of Cambodia

Plaster cast of Ravana shaking Mount Kailasa, from a panel of the south wall in the est arm of the southwest corner pavilion of the third gallery in Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, 1890-91, painted plaster, 70 x 123 x 8 cm. The cast shows the demon Ravana shaking Mount Kailasa, the home of Shiva and Parvati

Angkor is widely considered to be among the world’s most magnificent architectural masterpieces – its extensive complexes and detailed stone sculptures, reliefs, and architecture have intrigued innumerable travellers, scientists, historians, and archaeologists since its re-discovery in the late 19th century.… Continue reading