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Counting Demons and Devas: Addendum to “Solstice Alignments at Angkor Wat: Connecting to the Cycles of Time”

Issue: Vol 5 No. 2 (2019)

Journal: Journal of Skyscape Archaeology

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DOI: 10.1558/jsa.39333


In the article referenced below and published earlier in Journal of Skyscape Archaeology 4(2), discussion was presented concerning the bas-relief at Angkor Wat known as the "Churning of the Ocean of Milk". The present paper clarifies certain points in the original discussion and provides additional details concerning the posited day-count between equinox and solstices as represented in the relief.

Author: William F. Romain

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