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Prasat linga

The nearest monuments to the main temple complex of Koh Ker of Prasat Thom are five isolated temples belonging to the Northeast group. Each of them housed a monolithic decorated Lingam of enormous size on equally immense Yoni pedestals, which symbolizes the female genitals. That is why the five unique structures are called Linga-temples, named from G to K and numbered from 277 to 281.

The nearest monuments to the main temple complex of Koh Ker of Prasat Thom are five isolated temples belonging to the Northeast group. Each of them housed a monolithic decorated Lingam of enormous size on equally immense Yoni pedestals, which symbolizes the female genitals. That is why the five unique structures are called Linga-temples, named from G to K and numbered from 277 to 281.

All Linga temples open to Rahal. They are square towers and now without a roof. These five sandstone towers were wider and taller than their predecessors at Roluos and Angkor. The increased size of the building and the Lingams, which are some of the greatest known in Khmer art, is a remarkable feature of the architecture of Koh Ker. Lunet die Lajonquière assumed that this development in size was only manageable, extending the use of woodworking.

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Prasat Chrung

Prasat Chrung

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Prasat Prei

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Prasat Chrab

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Banteay Chhmar

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Lolei Temple

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Preah Pithu

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