27 septembre 2007

Terrace of Elephants

. The terrace of the Elephants in its present form extends in length for over 300 metres -from the Baphuon to the terrace of the Leper King - though the two extremities remain imprecise in their layout and the terrace itself shows evidence of additions and alterations. Along the square it presents five perrons, three of which dominate. The southern of these is framed by motifs, already found on the gates of Angkor Thom, of three elephant heads with trunks forming pillars tugging at lotuses. The same... [Lire la suite]
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