“The Stones are Speaking” (Part 2)

Professor Mounir Bouchenaki during an interview with Cambodianess News. Photo: Zul Rorvy

SIEM REAP — What seems to be silent can be powerfully expressive and revealing. Although what remains in the Angkor Archeological Park is mainly monuments made of stones, with the right mind and the right technology, these seemingly silent stones can reveal a great many clues on how the past might have been at Angkor, who lived in that city, what happened and why people left.

A member of the International Coordinating Committee of Angkor (ICC-Angkor) and the ad hoc expert group for conservation, Mounir Bouchenaki explained to Ky Soklim, journalist with Cambodianess News and ThmeyThmey Digital Media, the language of stones in archaeology that is being studied in the pursuit of finding humanity’s lost chapters.

Watch the interview below:


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