The figures of devata (female divinities) and a guardian on the blind door of the central sanctuary of Banteay Srei, Angkor, the most exquisite of all the temples at Angkor, Cambodia. Located 20 km north of the main temple complex, it was built of red sandstone from local quarries in the second half of the 10th century by Yajnavaraha, one of the counsellors of King Rajendravarman. The temple is on a miniature scale, but renowned for the delicacy of its carving..
Photo ID: 12287_02_BanteaySrei
Author: Michael Freeman
File state: Final
Photo size: 36.9 Mpixels (106 MB uncompressed) - 5451x6770 pixels (18.1x22.5 in / 46.2x57.3 cm at 300 ppi)