Angkor Wat Statues Defaced or Decorated ?

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Angkor Wat Statues Defaced or Decorated ?

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Siem Reap, Cambodia news: The recent discovery of a make-up makeover of a Buddhist statue at Angkor Wat has caused some puzzlement over the intentions of the act. Is this the desecration of a religious statue, or something else ?
Apsara authorities say their security guards cannot be watching everything all of the time.
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Re: Angkor Wat Statues Defaced or Decorated ?

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Is this the desecration of a religious statue, or something else ?
It's hard to say without knowing the person's intentions. The statue in most of the pictures is a concrete replica so it's not really like an ancient piece was destroyed. It looks like they put some care into the skin tones and it wasn't just a wanton act of vandalism. Probably just some deranged make-up artist on ice or what not. 8-)
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