A  stone statue of the mythical solar lion is silhouetted against the sky at dusk. Photo taken at the Angkor Wat complex in Siem Reap province,  Cambodia.

There are no lions in Southeast Asia but in Cambodia and Thailand, the mythical solar lion is a common fixture. In Cambodia they are found in Khmer temples and monuments, usually at the entrance gates. They stand guard together with the lunar mythical animal, the seven-headed nagas or serpents.

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  1. Fantastic shot!

  2. nice silhouette. im finally keeping up with posting and joining this meme.

  3. Very interesting silhouette.

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