Monthly Archives: April 2020

Cataloging and digitizing estampages of inscriptions from Leiden University Library

A blogpost by Arlo Griffiths

Thanks to colonial-period connections not only with scholars and institutions in the Dutch East-Indies, but also with archaeologists in British India, the Leiden University library (UBL) holds a number of documents relevant to the study of Indonesian and Indian epigraphy.

 

UBL, Kern Institute Collection: one of 11 estampages under number D44. The original is still preserved at Museum Nasional, Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Archaeological Excavations at Prasat Khnar Temple, Cambodia

Vīrāśrama base

 

A post by Chloé Chollet & Dominique Soutif

This year, the Yaśodharāśrama Research Program conducted excavations in Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia. The program is co-directed by Dominique Soutif (EFEO), Julia Estève (Mahidol), Chea Socheat (APSARA) and Edward Swenson (University of Toronto) and funded this year by the Excavations Commission of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs, the DHARMA project (ERC n° 809994) and the Hal Jackman foundation.

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