Like Angkor Wat, the remote Banteay Chhmar temple, is the focus of multiple preservation efforts by UNESCO, Global Heritage Fund, Heritage Watch International and other groups in northwestern Cambodia.
The group Heritage Watch protects Cambodian antiquities by educating visitors, and working with government agencies at key heritage sites.
She was hidden by vines beneath a stone overhang. Decades or even centuries ago, the tower’s collapse formed a protective alcove around her. Death of an Angel Antiquities Theft at Beng Mealea Cambodian Temple