Date: 12th century CE
Image View Description: Exterior: Entry Tower
Creator: King Suryavarman II (Khmer patron, ruler, 12th century)
Work Type: architecture
Work Type 2: sculpture
Style/Period: Khmer (Thai Period)
Style/Period 2: Angkor Wat
Culture: Khmer
Culture: Cambodian
Subject: Khmer (Architecture)
Location: Cambodia
Notes: Dedicated to Vishnu.The name "Samre" refers to an ethnic group of people who come from the region at the base of Phnom Kulen. Banteay Samre is one of the most complete complexes at Angkor. The French restored the monument by method of anastylosis, where reconstruction is done using the original tools and methods.
Photographer: Caleb Smith
Record ID: 1213_cambodia2013_banteaysamre_vr_003

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