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Angkorian Statues Uncovered in Cambodia

  Two large headless Buddha statues have been uncovered during an excavation at the Ta Prohm temple in the Angkor Wat palace complex. Both statues are headless- if they were complete, they would be around 10 feet tall, making them … Continue reading

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Paint Restoration in Chartres Cathedral

Although we often think nowadays of Gothic cathedrals having always been constructed of bare stone, many Gothic churches instead had painted interiors, with the paint used to emphasize architectural details. One of the cathedrals which we know was painted was … Continue reading

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