Banteay Srei

I’m on a carving kick lately, so here’s more photos from our trip to Cambodia, this time of a Khmer temple dedicated to Shiva — Banteay Srei. It was built in the 10th century out of red sandstone, a material that allowed the intricate carving that you can see today:

It’s more scaled to humans than the enormity of Angkor Wat:

Some familiar elements with South Indian architecture:

 





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