The Terrace of the Leper King (or Leper King Terrace), Preah Lean Sdach Kumlung) is located in the northwest corner of the Royal Square of Angkor Thom, Cambodia.
The Terrace of the Leper King is just north of the Terrace of Elephants. Dating from the late 12th century, it is a 7m-high platform, on top of which stands a nude, though sexless, statue. The front retaining walls of the terrace are decorated with at least five tiers of meticulously executed carvings. On the southern side of the Terrace of the Leper King, there is access to a hidden terrace with exquisitely preserved carvings.
Terrace of the Leper King: Platform Phillips, 6m high and whose walls are richly carved 7 superimposed records of deities in high relief, representing the 7 levels of Mount Meru. In fact, this terrace is not one, nor that the king was a leper lepers nor king, the famous statue that was there and who gave his name to this terrace has been identified as that of Yama , the supreme judge. When traces of leprosy, it is reduced at the ends of broken fingers and patches of lichens (Christophe Pottier, restaurant terraces).