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Title: The Sanctuary Phanomrung [or Prasat Hin Phanom Rung]. [First edition, 2000 copies only].
Description: Buriram Province, Buriram Culture Centre, 1987. 8. Original coloured illustrated glossy wrappers, stapled. 38, [2]pp. Many captioned monochrome illustrations featuring details of excavated and restored carvings on walls, gallieries, gates and supports, corridors and stocks of the Sanctuary, full-page monochrome plan of MMP with legenda, some smaller sectional maps in text, 2 full-page architectural diagrams with legenda of the Sanctuary, notes to text at rear end, table of contents. Rather detailed english language descriptive guide to Prasat Hin Phanomrung which is a Khmer temple complex set on the rim of an extinct volcano, Isan region, Buriram, Lower Northeast Thailand. The Sanctuary is considered as the most beautiful Khmer monument in Thailand. In this guide information is given about the Site, the composition of the Sanctuary, the Hall, the Avenue, the Naga Bridge, the story of the Naga, Galleries, the Library Hall, the Brick Prasats, the Main Prang, the Builder, the use of the Sanctuary, the Kala Head..Very fine copy published in and edition of 2000 copies.

Keywords: prasat sanctuary culture heritage naga khmer thailand archaeology excavation galleries bridge history guide tourism thailand siam architecture construction stonecarving buddhism religion tribalism eth

Price: EUR 85.00 = appr. US$ 92.38 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 56253