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Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

at The Cleveland Museum of Art

Jan 02 2018
Mar 25 2018
Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chhmar

At the turn of the 1200s, the Khmer Empire of Cambodia was one of the most powerful in the world. From 1181 to 1218, King Jayavarman VII ruled under the banner of Buddhism and expanded his dominions to include most of peninsular Southeast Asia. For centuries Angkor was the official capital, but Jayavarman VII built a second political and religious center about 68 miles northwest of Angkor at Banteay Chhmar, his “Second Citadel.”

This exhibition features an unprecedented loan from the

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Please note: Exhibition will be closed on Fri, 2/23/2018 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. for a private event

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