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Prasat Kravan

Prasat Kravan, Krahom

  1. Prasat Kravan
  2. Prasat Krahom

Prasat Kravan

Prasat Kravan is a small 10th century temple consisting of five reddish brick towers on a common terrace, located at Angkor area south of the artificial lake or baray called Srah Srang. It was built in the first half of the tenth century (921) during the reign of Harshavarman I. It may have been built by high court officials in Hindu religion following transition of the capital from Bakheng to Koh Ker.

Prasat Kravan

Kravan is an unusual arrangement of five towers in a row on one terrace. Only central tower is in good shape. They are built of brick; the lintels and columns are of sandstone. The central tower has impressive interior decoration. North tower was dedicated to Laksmi, wife of Siva. She holds the symbols of her powers in her four hands and is flanked by kneeling admirers. The walls on the interior of south tower has no decoration. A lintel on the exterior decorates a statue of Visnu on Garuda.

Prasat Kravan >Prasat Kravan

 

Today, the temple is accessible from the road at the west side. The real door on each tower are on the east side. Doors on the west side are fake. There is a moat surrounding the temple.

 

Prast Krahom

Prast Krahom is the second-largest structure at Koh Ker, which is named for the red bricks from which it is constructed. Sadly, none of the carved lions for which this temple was once known remain, but there are remains of stone archways, galleries, impressive stone carvings grace lintels, doorposts and slender window columns.

Prasat Krahom

 

Here are few pictures of Prasat Kravan, taken by Ben Bao in 2012.

 

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VOA News Coverage - CCD 2012 (click on pictures)

 

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Voice of America/Khmer: Dr Chanthourn Thuy

A Khmer Archaeologist visited USA in July 2012 to present his research finding about ancient iron smelter in Cambodia to Cambodian-American communities. One of his stop was Washington, DC Metro area. Click on picture to watch the VOA News coverage during his presentation in Annandale VA.


 

Voice of America Interviewed Ms Sophia Tep, CCD Vice-President

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Sam Relief Dec 2012 Newsletter

Sam Relief was very busy in early April of 2012 and has delivered another 10 tons of rice to Angkor Children Hospital at Siem Reap.


Women's Health Study: http://mapa.nur.utexas.edu


Replica of Angkor Wat

We have bought a replica of Angkor Wat (picture shown above). It is a sculpture made out from stone, by a sculptor in Pursat province, Cambodia. It is 1.3 meter long, 1.1 meter wide and .35 meter high. It took more than 2 months to complete the sculpture. Click the picture to enlarge.


Phare Ponleu Selpak

Phare Ponleu Selpak (website: www.phareps.org) is a Cambodian association providing artistic activities to children and adults around the Battambang vicinity. The artistic fields are: performing arts (circus, theater, dancing, music), visual arts (cartoon animation, painting contemporary, illustration and graphic design) and social actions (governmental school pre-school through high school, child care center, and transitional youth house). Learn more ...

Khmer Music Festival

Thank you for coming to our Khmer Music Festival on Saturday September 5th 2015

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2015 Miss Cambodian American DC

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