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Preah Ko (Hariharalaya)


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    • found: Work cat.: The Preah Ko Temple, 1996:v. 1, p. 5 (Preah Ko, the "Sacred Cow", the inner sanctum of the first in a succession of capital cities at Angkor, Hariharalaya) v. 1, p. 21 (the three constructions -- the baray, Preah Ko, and Bakong -- were the heart of the 9th century A.D. city known as Hariharalaya; after the decline of Angkor around the 15th century A.D., Preah Ko, like most of the city's magnificent temples, slowly crumbled and became buried under mounds of earth; temple of Preah Ko) v. 1, p. 24 (Preah Ko style (875-892 A.D.); there are only three temples of the style still standing: Preah Ko (879 A.D.), Bakong (891 A.D.) and Lolei (893 A.D.)) v. 1, p. 27 (The temple of Preah Ko consists of six brick towers or prasats situated on a platform)
    • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 5, 2007(Preah Ko-The Sacred Ox- was the first temple to be built on the site of Hariharālaya (presently Roluos), south-east of the main group of temples at Angkor, Cambodia. It was built by Indravarman I in the late 9th century.)
    • found: Britannica online, Mar. 5, 2007("It was Indravarman I (877-889) who laid the foundations of the fabulous temple complex known as Angkor.... Indravarman built the first great works of Khmer architecture: the Preah Ko, at Roluos, and at Angkor his temple mountain, the Bakong, ornamented with sculpture"; "The earliest more or less complete example of a shrine complex devoted to deifying the ancestors of a king is the Preah Ko at Roluos, near Angkor, completed in 879.")
    • found: Tourism of Cambodia Web site, Mar. 5, 2007(Three temples Bakong, Lolei and Prah Ko 11 Kilometers (6.8 miles) southeast of the Siem Reap Market, comprise the Roluos group of monuments; they are close together and extend over an area of three kilometers (1.9 miles) east of the Great Lake)
    • found: Glaize, M. The monuments of the Angkor group, 1993?, via WWW, viewed Mar. 5, 2007:PDF p. 201 (Prah Ko, the funerary temple of Jayavarman II and of the ancestors of his second successor,Indravarman, is to be found just to the west of the track leading to Bakong, at 500 metres southof route 6; part of the city of Hariharalaya, the capital of Indravarman)
    • found: Cambodian online Web site, Mar. 5, 2007:Temples of Angkor/The Roluos Group (The Roluos group lies 15 kilometers south-west of Siem Reap and includes three temples - Bakong, Prah Ko and Lolei - dating from the late 9th century and corresponding to the ancient capital of Hariharalaya; Preah Ko/Prah Ko (Sacred Ox) Temple)
    • found: Angkor temple guide : Roluos Group, via WWW, Mar. 5, 2007(The Roluos Group is a collection of monuments representing the remains of Hariharalaya, the first major capital of the Angkorian era Khmer Empire. It has become known as the "Roluos Group" due to its proximity to the modern town of Roluos; the first great Khmer temples (Bakong, Preah Ko, Lolei) and baray (reservoir) were constructed at Hariharalaya; Preah Ko, Date of Construction: Late 9th century C.E., Religious Affiliation: Hinduism, Patron or King: Indravarman II, Artistic/Archeo. Style: Preah Ko, Location: Angkor Archaeological Park - Roluos Group)
    • notfound: GEOnet, Mar. 5, 2007
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