There are 1.2km of bas-reliefs at the Bayon (even more than at Angkor Wat), albeit spread over two levels. Our photos are all of the first level, as the upper ones are poorer and less well preserved.
15 photographs - click any one to see an enlargement (Please see the note on the home page about popup blockers).
Three tiers: marching to battle on the bottom...
Naval battle against the Chams
Everyday life: picking lice from each other's hair
Everyday life: the start of a dog fight
Everyday life: dinner is served
The royal court watching the circus from a terrace...
Hand-to-hand combat between the Khmers and the Chams
The wounded Khmer king is lowered from his elephant
Continuation of the same scene, showing the Cham flag...