The Ankor Wat temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
During 15th century, Ankor was abononed and the buildings were swallowed up by jungle creating a myth of a hidden lost civilisation.
In 1863, King Norodom, who had been installed by Thailand,sought the the protection of France from the Thai and vietnamee . In 1867 , The king signed a treaty with France . cambodia continued as a protectorste of France from 1863 to 1953.