Tag: history

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Peace by piece

The return of Cambodia’s cultural heritage, looted and destroyed over decades, is celebrated at home. Many of its lost treasures must be restored in a painfully slow process

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All that Remains

In Cambodia’s remote Cardamom Mountains, archaeologists have quietly been investigating a mysterious pre-Angkorian culture that left few clues

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History uncovered

In 2012 and 2015, Damian Evans, an archaeologist at the French Institute of Asian Studies, conducted extensive surveys into Cambodia’s ancient temple complexes. Many of these sites had never been fully investigated due to difficult terrain. Using a technology known as LIDAR (light detection and ranging), Evans and his team were able to build up an unprecedented understanding of these ruins

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