May
17

Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia

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Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia

Freer and Sackler Galleries—through Jan. 23, 2011

The story of Khmer bronze sculpture and casting in Cambodia is revealed through 36 exceptional works, dating from the prehistoric period to the post-Angkorian period. The exhibit showcases the work of a new conservation lab developed at the National Museum of Cambodia through a partnership with the Freer and Sackler Galleries

Image courtesy of the National Museum of Cambodia


Posted: 17 May 2010
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