21 September 2015
Artwork Analysis 3
Lolei. Devata. Jessup, Art & Architecture of Cambodia, 79.
This devata figure at Lolei is a pleasantly well-preserved piece of sculpture,
and allows us a good look at both its aesthetic features
28 September 2015
Artwork Analysis 4
Valin and Sugriva, Koh Ker. Jessup, Art & Architecture of Cambodia, 95.
This sculpture of Valin and Sugriva is a fine example of the dynamism
characteristic of the pieces retrieved from Koh Ker,
5 October 2015
Artwork Analysis 5
Trimrti, Wat Phu. Jacques, Lafond, The Khmer Empire, 74.
Though a significant distance from the centers of political and artistic
influence in Angkor, Wat Phus connection to the rest of the empire
14 September 2015
Reading Response 1
The Devarja Cult and Ancient Khmer Kingship
Religion and society in Angkor were intimately linked, perhaps to the
point of indivisibility, and the cult of the devarja exemplifies this