SOAS University of London

History of Art and Archaeology

Phyllis SY Lau-Casson

MA (SOAS)

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Name:
Phyllis SY Lau-Casson
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Thesis title:
Revisiting the 'Prakhon Chai' Hoard, an enigmatic group of ‘bronzes' that came to light in current-day Northeast Thailand since mid-1960s
Year of Study:
started September 2017
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PhD Research

Phyllis’ research project is to critically review the enigmatic ‘Prakhon Chai bronzes’ from archaeological, technical, art-historical and market perspectives. The core objective is to evaluate whether this large metal sculptural group considered to be of historical and cultural significance, in fact, merits a 7th to 9th century classification