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TWO INSCRIPTIONS FROM LIṄGAPARVATA (VAT PHU), ONE DATING TO JAYAVARMAN I'S REIGN (K. 1059) AND THE OTHER TO JAYAVARMAN II'S (K. 1060), ALONG WITH A RE-EDITION OF K. 762

Abstract : This article is primarily devoted to a short and unusual Vai╓┬ava inscription (K. 1059) found further up the mountain of Vat Phu than the famous shrine of Śiva Bhadreśa, a key site in the Khmer religious landscape all through the ancient period, 1 as innumerable inscriptions attest, beginning with K. 365, K. 477 (engraved in similar fifth-century characters, but so eroded that not even a line of it has yet been read and published) and K. 367, an undated inscription of a Jayavarman, usually held to be the seventh-century Khmer sovereign Jayavarman I (and not his eighth-century namesake Jayavarman I bis). For the centrality of the Liṅgaparvata in the Khmer Śaiva landscape, see Sanderson, "The Śaiva Religion among the Khmers (Part I)," 409-421 , and for an overview of the site, emphasising its extraordinarily long-maintained activity (among Khmer religious sites) and tracing the history of its study through archeological (and particularly epigraphical) discoveries, see Lorillard, "Introduction. Du centre à la marge : Vat Phu dans les études sur l'espace khmer ancien," 195. More recently than 2010, evidence of early tenth-century royal involvement has come to light in the form of the remarkable four-sided tenth-century stela K. 1320, whose discovery was documented by Hawixbrock 2012 (appeared 2014) and whose text was published by Goodall & Jacques 2014 (appeared 2017). 2 Moreover, to supplement the archeological evidence that Lorillard cites to demonstrate religious activities at the site into the late twelfth century, 3 further epigraphic
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Dominic Goodall. TWO INSCRIPTIONS FROM LIṄGAPARVATA (VAT PHU), ONE DATING TO JAYAVARMAN I'S REIGN (K. 1059) AND THE OTHER TO JAYAVARMAN II'S (K. 1060), ALONG WITH A RE-EDITION OF K. 762. Udaya: Journal of Khmer Studies, Yosothor, 2021, 15, pp.3-38. ⟨hal-03267456⟩

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