Conservation of the 10th‐Century Temple of Phnom Bakheng, Phase 5

This project, which continues work begun under previous Ambassadors Fund grants and involves the conservation of the temple’s east façade, directly supports the treaty between the United States and Cambodia concerning the looting and illicit trafficking of Khmer antiquities and other Cambodian cultural property.

Phnom Bakheng temple is the most visited temple at Angkor Archaeological Park—a World Heritage site—and one of the greatest cultural achievements of the Khmer Kingdom. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details


Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia, South-Eastern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $350,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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