Prasat Tao C17-2

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Prasat Tao C17-2
Native Nameប្រាសាទតោ
Alternative nameCentral Group, Group C, Central Group Sambor Prei Kuk
BA#C0605201
CISARK#1645
IK#162.01
SizeSmall
ConditionTuol
TypeTemple
Location
Part ofPrasat Tao, Isanapura, Bhavapura, Sambor Prei Kuk Group
VillageSambor
CommuneSambor
DistrictPrasat Sambor
ProvinceKampong Thom
CountryCambodia
Coordinates12.86778, 105.03947
History
Founded7th Century
BuilderIsanavarman I, Jayavarman I
Art StyleSambor Prei Kuk, Kampong Preah
MaterialLaterite, Sandstone
ReligionHindu
DeityShiva
UNESCO Inscription2017



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Site Size & Condition:Small Tuol Prasat Tao C17-2 (ប្រាសាទតោ - Pronounced: Pra-saht T'aow)

The remains of a laterite elongated mound or 'tuol' located within the outer enclosure of Prasat Tao, this could be some form of proto-khleang or 'library' buildings that are commonly found in more later Angkorean temples.

To the south is another similar structure Prasat Tao C17-1 and located to the east and southeast are the remains of some additional brick 'tuols' Prasat Tao C18-6, Prasat Tao C18-1 and Prasat Tao C18-2 respectively.

The outer enclosure has both an east and west entrance gopura, Prasat Tao C12 and Prasat Tao C13 respectively.


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