From cursed treasure to British warplanes: the buried mysteries of Myanmar

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Source: Frontier Myanmar 20190120

via Frontier Myanmar, 20 Jan 2019: A rundown of Myanmar’s archaeological mysteries – some legendary, but some also real and have been featured on this website previously: the search for buried Spitfire warplanes in Yangon, the search for the Dhammazedi bell, and the tomb of the Ayutthaya King Uthumphon near Mandalay.

Source: Frontier Myanmar 20190120

Source: Frontier Myanmar 20190120

DYNASTIC WARS, encounters with pirates and mercenaries, wars with the British and the Japanese occupation have shaped the texture of Myanmar – and left some of its biggest mysteries deep underground. These are a few of the most tantalising.

Source: From cursed treasure to British warplanes: the buried mysteries of Myanmar | Frontier Myanmar

Search for Ayutthayan king concludes, inconclusive

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Following up from an early story about the search for the remains of the Ayutthayan King Uthumporn under a stupa in Myanmar – excavations were conducted in the last month but the results have been inconclusive.

Artefacts recovered from the Linzingong cemetery in Mandalay. Bangkok Post 20130406

Artefacts recovered from the Linzingong cemetery in Mandalay. Bangkok Post 20130406

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