I N T H E P U B L I C D O M A I N : CA M B O D I A N L O A N S T O T H E N G A – TAASA Review March 2015


This article was originally found in the March 2015 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 24, Issue 1, Page 21).

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Melanie Eastburn I t is a great privilege to have three exceptional Khmer sculptures from the National Museum of Cambodia on longterm loan to the National Gallery of Australia (NGA).

The two institutions have been working together, formally and informally, since the beginning of the 1990s and are currently collaborating on a textiles storage and conservation project in Phnom Penh. Churning of the Sea of Milk, Svay Rieng, Cambodia, Angkor period, mid to late 10th century, sandstone, 52.5 x 139 x 20 cm.

Collection: National Museum of Cambodia, Phnom Penh In 1992 the exhibition The Age of Angkor: treasures from the National Museum of Cambodia opened in Canberra...