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Celebrating heritage

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A monk participates in a drum beating ceremony in Phnom Penh. Pha Lina

Celebrating heritage

A monk participates in a drum beating ceremony held yesterday in Phnom Penh to celebrate the listing of Kampong Thom’s Sambor Prei Kuk as a new Unesco World Heritage Site.

The temple, dating to the Chenla era, is considered by archaeologists to be an area of Cambodia where a uniquely Khmer culture began to emerge and is also known for its enigmatic carvings that appear to depict foreign visitors to the court.

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