You asked: What has been uncovered at Angkor Wat?

During a dig in the famed Angkor park, archaeologists were stunned to find the well-preserved artifact. The statue was found on July 30, on only the second day of a 12-day dig to study a canal connected to the remains of a 12th century hospital. …

What artefacts were found in Angkor Wat?

The artifacts to be returned include tenth-century sandstone sculptures of Shiva, one of the three principal deities of Hinduism, and Skanda, the god of war; a twelfth-century sandstone sculpture of Prajnaparamita, the female personification of wisdom of Mahayana Buddhism; and an eleventh-century bronze statue of an …

How did Angkor disappear?

The cause of the Angkor empire’s demise in the early 15th century long remained a mystery. But researchers have now shown that intense monsoon rains that followed a prolonged drought in the region caused widespread damage to the city’s infrastructure, leading to its collapse.

What is the most famous sculpture in Cambodia?

Archaeologists at Cambodia’s celebrated Angkor Wat temple complex have unearthed a large statue believed to date back to the late 12th century.

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