THROUGH THE BUFFER STATE
really oblong in figure, with the longer sides directed east and west, and the shorter ones north and south, as may be seen from a glance at the accompanying ground plan.
Inside the park-like wall is another wall, only a few feet high; and inside this again, only a short distance
GBOUND PLAN OP ANGKOR-WAT ETJINS.
From a Sketch by the Author.
(1) Ordinary causeway, leading across moat into the Enins. (2) Elevated main entrance. (3) Roofed stone staircase, leading from first to second platform. (4) Stone staircase, but not roofed, from second to third platform. (5) Towers at comers, 6c., of the various platforms. (6) Great central tower, being the highest point of the Buin. (7) Stone stairs leading from oorners, and c., of platforms, there being two at each corner. (8) Roofed outer corridor, the outer wall, as it were, consisting of a double series of pillars, and on the inner wall, facing outwards, are-placed the beautiful bas-reliefs, nearly half a mile in extent. (9) Boofed eorridors of second platform. (10) Boofed corridors of third or central platform, a which is quite square. (11) Temples in the outer court. (12) Temples in the inner court.
from it, is the magnificent ruin itself. I happened to have a measuring tape with me, twelve yards long, but by attaching a piece of twine to it we were enabled to get a length of twenty-seven yards. With this combination we