A growing body of evidence points to a more complex explanation for the abandonment of the historic site.
Archaeologists working at the Angkor Wat temple complex have discovered a 12th-century statue.
Ancient ruins that have lain hidden beneath the ground for centuries have been discovered in Cambodia.
The huge mile-long structure was found alongside eight buried towers at the ancient site in Cambodia.
More than 200 pictures have been identified on the walls of the ancient temple using digital imaging.