University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Andrea Baldeck

Sacred Places in Southeast Asia

By: Andrea Baldeck

A Single Continuous Note, thrums through the sultry air of a tropical afternoon. Concealed in palms, strangler figs, and kapok trees, all the cicadas are singing in unison. This taut sound shimmers over the vast plain, an invisible presence among the very earthbound ruins of Angkor, capital of the ancient Khmer civilization, in the heart […]