A Head Statue Found in Complex of Taney Temple

Another Buddha head statue has been found in the complex of Taney Temple in Siem Reap province.

The information was shared recently by APSARA National Authority, adding that the artifact was seen accidentally while a technical team was excavating the fallen roof of the temple.

According to Mr. Sea Sophearun, an Archaeologist of the APSARA National Authority, the found head statue named Preah Purthisat Lokesor or Lorkesvara.

With the thickness of 36 centimetres and the height of 54 centimetres by 27 centimetre width, the Bayon designed-sandstone statue was made in late 12th century and early 13th century, he added.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press