E AST M ABON When we left Banteay Srei, we next visited the complexes of East Mebon and West Mabon (also known as Pra Rub). East Mabon was famous for its intact statuary of elephants and lions and was believed to have been built in 962. Another truly impressive testament to the architects and engineers of this Khmer civilization. It was surrounded by a large reservoir which is now completely dried up.
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