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The environmental context of a city in decline: The vegetation history of a Khmer peripheral settlement during the Angkor period

Hall, Tegan; Penny, Dan; Hamilton, Rebecca

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During the Angkor period (9th to 15th centuries C.E.) the Khmer kingdom extended across much of mainland Southeast Asia. The primate city of Angkor was located on the floodplains to the north of the Tonle Sap and connected to a network of secondary cities across the kingdom via formal road or navigable river systems. Preah Khan of Kompong Svay was one such secondary city, and was positioned on the eastern margins of Khmer territory approximately 100 km from Angkor. Stylistic dating of Preah...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155762
Source: Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports
DOI: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2019.01.006

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