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Here’s a couple of precisions regarding our recent post on Angkor’s Kutisvara Temple due to some interesting feedback received since. Firstly, whilst several prominent archeologists, such as Coedes and Jacques have ascribed the central tower, pictured above, to the Jayarvarman II/Preah Ko style, according to the E.F.E.O. (École Française d’Extrême-Orient) there is no conclusive evidence for that and a late…

As with Ak Yum (see earlier post), Kutisvara temple is another of those minor Angkor temples who’s historical importance is equalled by it’s lack of tourist cachet! The 3 unspectacular and ruined brick towers are never going to get 5* in any temple guide but it is considered by many historians to be the oldest temple in the entire central…