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Image credits

Cambodian, Khmer; Palaquin Hook, 1175-1230; Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art 1982.12, Cambodia; ARTstor ID# ACSAA_MICHIGAN_1039615179
© Cleveland Museum of Art/Asian Art Archives, University of Michigan

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