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Another head of the four-faced deity was found at Takav gate

MGO News 09-27

Phnom Penh (MGO) - On September 27, 2021, the Apsara Authority said that the team found the statue of the four-faced deity was buried in the ground near the northeast corner of the Takav gate.     The statue, said Sothin, was discovered on Sept. 17 during the archeological excavation to restore the Takav Gate, adding that the authority’s working group is working hard in the repair of the gate and now it has achieved about 30 percent.     The restoration project of Takav Gate kicked off in May this year, and it is expected to complete in 2023. Takao is one of the five gates of Angkor Thom city, located in the west of Bayon Temple, the gate was made of sandstone and laterite with three four-faced Brahma above.     Translator: lyn

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