Preah Khan Conservation Project Report IV Field Campaign I Project Mobilization
Reports on the first field campaign of World Monuments Fund at the temple complex of Preah Khan in Angkor, Cambodia, which took place in 1992-1993. During this six-month campaign various methodologies for conservation interventions and project management were implemented on a trial basis. These trials led to the development of policies and procedures for architectural conservation at Preah Khan. Report IV documents preliminary conservation work including site clearance, emergency structural stabilization, and the establishment of field facilities. The results of field testing on materials are reported. The report also contains a brief description of the goals for the second field campaign in 1993-1994. The 12th century temple complex of Preah Khan in Angkor, Cambodia is one of the most significant remains of the ancient Khmer civilization. This is one of a series of reports charting the evolution of the conservation efforts of World Monuments Fund at Preah Khan. Accompanied by two separate volumes of appendices.