Photographer's Note

The Bayon temple has 216 of these large stone faces looking upon you. They are the faces of Avalokiteshvara. The temple was built by king Jayavarman VII and it lies in the exact centre of the city of Angkor Thom.
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Iso400 scan from negative

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Additional Photos by Wanda van den Hogen (Wanda1) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1312 W: 50 N: 2538] (15142)
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