Accepted paper:

Investigating Indian influence on Early Cambodian art and architecture


Rana Purushottam Kumar Singh (Nava Nalanda Mahavihara)

Paper short abstract:

The paper will examine influence of Dravidian and Nagara style of temple art on Cambodian temple architecture.

Paper long abstract:

India and Cambodia has long history of cultural relations. The cultural reciprocation started in Gupta age and matured in later gupta age on Cambodian temples. Impact of both Nagara and Dravidian architectures of India could be visualized. The paper will try to examine some significant borrowings of Indian art on Canbodian temples.

panel P17
Visuality, connectivity and sustainability of cultural heritage of Cambodia