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Manhattan District Attorney returns 11th century antiquity to Cambodia

On March 31, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin L. Bragg, Jr., announced the return of the Khmer Lintel, an antiquity dating to the 11th century that...

Ancient sculpture uncovered in Siem Reap

A dragon head sculpture, carved in the Bayon style, was discovered after a collapsing tree revealed the sculpture that was entangled in its roots. The...

Angkor Park authorities restore three Buddhas

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) is repairing three more Buddha statues at Angkor Wat’s “Bakan tower”, the central tower-like spire and one of the...

Work on Angkor Wat’s central tower to be completed by Mar-Apr

Apsara National Authority (ANA) has confirmed that work to reinforce the structure of Angkor Wat temple’s central tower-like spire, or “prang” in Khmer, was...

Cambodia says the Met Museum has dozens of its looted antiquities

Cambodia has begun to press the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan to document how it acquired dozens of Khmer Empire antiquities that Cambodian...

‘Time to rethink our museums and return stolen goods’, says high-profile English lawyer

'The British Museum is in possession of stolen goods. The Parthenon Marbles were stolen by Lord Elgin – they never were the “Elgin” Marbles....