Yai Ngao Khmer Ruins
Yai Ngao Khmer Ruins is Khmer place of worship consists of 2 Prangs in North-South alignment facing east. The Prang was built with brick on laterite base. There are crafted patterns on the bricks. For example, on the gable frame is a Makorn (hybrid of singha or lion, elephant and fish) holding 5 headed Naka in his mouth. From the layout of the structures Yai Ngao Khmer Ruins might have consisted of 3 Prangs in a line but now only 2 remain. In the area there are
prang's top jack petals (or Kleebkanoon), ornamental pillar door frames, etc. crafted in sandstone exhibited nicely at the front area of the place. Location and To Go There Ban Phoon Sai, Bankob Sub-district, Sangkha District 4 kilometers southeast of District Office on the Chokchai-Dech Udom road side (Highway 24). At km. 189-190 there is a sign to show direction from the main road about 800 meters on a concrete-sand road.
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Tracking Down The Glorious Paths of Surin Civilization