CAMBODIA – Banteay Samrae
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CAMBODIA – Banteay Samrae

In guidebooks, Banteay Samray is often called Bantay Samré, the latter being a combination of Khmer transcription and French spelling. Samray is the name of an ethnic group of people in the Phnom Kulen area. The first “a” in “Samray” sounds similar to an “o”. Banteay Samray was cleared by a French archaeological team of…

CAMBODIA – Kbal Spean and “Thousand Lingas”
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CAMBODIA – Kbal Spean and “Thousand Lingas”

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kbal Spean (Khmer: ក្បាលស្ពាន) (“Bridge Head”) is an Angkorian era archaeological site on the southwest slopes of the Kulen Hills to the northeast of Angkor. It is situated along a 150m stretch of the Stung Kbal Spean River, 25 kilometres from the main Angkor group of monuments. The site consists…