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Archeological Evidences

Archeological evidences that had been found in Ku Santarat Ruins are as follows:

1. Phra Wacharaton (crowned Buddha image) was carved with sandstone with 37 centimeters in width and 57 centimeters in height. The image is still complete. The image is of the Lord Buddha hunkering on a lotus. The lower part is a tenon for putting on the foundation. Lord Buddha is wearing crown, his right hand is holding Dorje, and his left hand is holding Ghanta turning the lotus shape handle outside. The two hands are put in the navel level. This figure represents Khmer Bayon art in 18 BE. Considering from the posture and the weapons, it can be presumed that the image is Phra Wacharaton that is considered as Adi-Buddha or the Supreme Buddha who gave birth to other Buddhas according to Mahayana Buddhism belief which was normally worshiped in that era.

2. Pang Naga Prok Buddha image (Buddha Sheltered by Naga Hood) was carved with sandstone with 46 centimeters in width and 100 centimeters in height. Lord Buddha is sitting on the 3 layer coil Naga. Behind the Lord Buddha is the 7 headed Naga spreading the hoods. The Lord Buddha is hunkering (i.e. the hands were damaged but the evidences were shown on the lap). He is wearing Usanisa and crown with the triangle shape around the crown. This figure represents Khmer Bayon art in 18 BE.

3. Triangle stone foundation (Bantalang) of Lord Indra and his wife on Erawan was found in the 1999 digging out. It was found outside the Boundary Wall (on the West). It was carved with sandstone with 80 centimeters in width and 90 centimeters in height. The foundation is thick base with the triangle arch on top. In the arch are a god sitting in Maharaja Lela posture and a goddess wearing high tip headgear. The two god and goddess are sitting on three headed elephant. This figure can be presumed that they are Lord Indra and his wife on Erawan that is their personal creature.