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"A Temple Reborn: Conserving Preah Khan, Angkor, Cambodia"
Exhibited by World Monuments Fund Gallery

Issued: 19 September 2003


From 19 September 2003 until 7 January 2004, the World Monuments Fund (WMF) presents a new exhibition on WMF's work conserving Preah Khan, one of the most important temples of Angkor. The exhibition also highlights on other WMF field project in Cambodia, including the "Churning of the Sea of Milk" bas relief at Angkor Wat. Photographs of WMF's teams working on various conservative projects are on display as well.

WMF aims to leave Preah Khan appearing as it has for centuries- as a partial ruin- but properly preserved through modern conservation methods and technologies for visitation.

The World Monuments Fund is the foremost private international organization laying emphasis on the conservation of architecture and works of art, considered as the significant heritage to humankind. Founded in 1965, World Monuments Fund is a non-profit organization headquartered in New York City with international affiliates. Through fieldwork, grant-making, educational programs, and advocacy, it brings public and private support together to preserve or rescue monuments worldwide.

 

 

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