The women of Angkor Wat, frequently called devata and apsaras, are related to many divine, semi-divine and mortal Asian females.
Researcher Kent Davis theorizes that the many carved images of women found throughout the temple complex hold the key to the origins and purpose of the ancient monuments. Mysterious Khmer Devata Goddesses-Who were the Women of Angkor Wat?
Angkor the Magnificent – Cambodia Daily Review. A Glimpse of a Bygone Era. Helen Churchill Candee’s Account of Southeast Asia Was Ahead of its Time
The best photo index of Khmer temples in Cambodia and Thailand is available free thanks to the efforts of “Khmersearch,” a skilled (and generous) German photographer.
Angkor Wat Interactive on National Geographic includes profiles of seven major Khmer temples including Angkor Wat, Phnom Bakheng, Prasat Kravanh, Phimeanakas, Ta Keo, Preah Khan and Bayon.
Michel Jacq-Hergoualc’h’s artistic and analytical milestone is a fascinating resource for Khmerophiles everywhere, as well as for readers interested in ancient warfare in general. The Armies of Angkor Military Structure and Weaponry of the Khmers Book Review
In November 2008, Davis returned to Angkor Wat with the Devata Database Team to capture 7,000 high resolution digital images so that work on the database can continue in 2009. Devata Database November 2008 Photoshoot at Angkor Wat