Phnom Penh: During a four-day mission in Stung Treng, officials of the Ministry of Culture and Antiquities of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts have verified several ancient temples, finding that the territory in the province's Thalabivat district has been identified as evidence of Chenla-era city. Which is over a thousand years old. According to the Ministry of Information.
During the inspection of the site of the ancient temple complex (Bazhong) in Stung Treng on January 21, Voeun Vuthy, director of the Ministry of Culture, Archeology and Prehistory of the Ministry of Culture, confirmed that through the verification, all the monuments were present. Stung Treng really is a heritage of the early Khmer construction.
He claims that some of the stone inscriptions have inscriptions dating from the Chenla period between the 6th to the 8th centuries after the mountainous period, such as that in the Thalabarwara district, as evidenced by the Chenla-era city. More than a thousand years old.
Other parts have been damaged, some have been excavated, lost to the next generation and some natural, he said.
It should be noted that Stung Treng province is an old province because in each of the districts there is a temple site, such as Thalabavivat, Preah Vihear, Siempang, Toul Tata, Siam, Sambor, and Sesan. Baphuon and Stung Treng have temples at Bakong.