14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The faces of Bayon are thought to be images of the Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. However, some scholars believe the sculptures may be of Khmer King Jayavarman II. The 2 theories are not mutually exclusive as a "god-king" has the potential to be both.
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