- Palgen-Maissoneuve, Mimi, 1918-1995 (Photographer)
The date the item was original created (prior to any relationship with the ASU Digital Repositories.)
1942 to 1962
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- The object depicted in the image is made of the following material(s): sandstone, red brick
- Information about the creation of the object depicted in the image: 961
- Information about the restoration of the object depicted in the image: Cleared in 1930-35
- Pre Rup was the state temple of King Rajendravarman (944-968), and is situated on the south bank of the East Baray. The temple was built at the center of a city, but nothing remains of the boundaries and dwellings. Pre Rup’s design follows the conception of the five-tiered temple-mountain, and it is likely that Rajendravarman’s architect, Kavindrari-mathana, played a role in the temple’s construction. "Pre Rup" is literally translated as "transformation of the body," a ritual practiced in burial ceremoni
- Source for information about the object depicted in the image: Jessup, Helen Ibbitson. Art and Architecture of Cambodia. London: Thames & Hudson, 2004. Freeman M. and C. Jacques. Ancient Angkor. London: Thames and Hudson, 1999.
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