1993: Restoring Prasat Muang Tam


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A restored inner pond.

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Excavation of another pond.

1993: Restoring Prasat Muang Tam

Prasat Muang Tam is 5 kilometers southeast of Panom Rung.
This 10th-century Khmer monument was restored in the early 1990s with funding by the German government.
(Here is an article about restoration from the Bangkok Post in 1996: Restoration or desecration?)



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The outer surrounding moat being excavated.


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Above and below: Architectural elements removed numbered and stored in preparation to be replaced when the foundation work is complete.


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Above and below: Pre-restoration walls


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Repositioning stones along a moat wall.


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Two attractions near Korat:

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Prasat Hin Pimai

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The banyan tree (not far from Prasat Hin Pimai)
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