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This relief can be found on the top of level 3, Angkor Wat. Again, Naga becomes a symbol of water and the king make a sacred pledge with the snake --this Naga reflecting God of Water. The main reason why the kings of Khmer Empire put Angkor Wat here is about the place is nearby waters: Boeng Tonle Sap [Lake Tonle Sap], Siem Reap River and the 'baray' [artificial drainage of ancient Khmer].

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  • Written Sep 27, 2003
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