Monday, February 23, 2009

Head of Lokesvara

Bayon style, 12th-early 13th century

Mysterious demon or demi-god(dess).
                        may be good or evil.Traditionally represented in Khmer art with fierce facial expressions,bulging eyes and fangs,these figures usually counterbalance the deva or gods.

From 2009 Official Magazine of the Ministry of Tourism Cambodia.

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