Preah Khan Conservation Project Report V Field Campaign II

Reports on the second field campaign of World Monuments Fund at the temple complex of Preah Khan in Angkor, Cambodia, which took place in 1993-1994. Report V contains a narrative of the activities of this five-month campaign, followed by a detailed description of accomplishments in research and conservation. The research accomplishments described in the report are diverse, and relate to the architectural and ecological history of Preah Khan. The prospect of a space-based survey of Angkor is also mentioned. The conservation activities described in the report include the stabilization of the south portico of East Gopura III, site clearance along the North Axial and the East Processional Way, repair of lanterns along the West Processional Way, and column repair in the Hall of Dancers. Progress in the organization of the project in cooperation with the Cambodian government and international experts is also discussed. The construction of an interpretation center at Preah Khan is briefly described. 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 a separate appendix.

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