Iconic Ayutthaya Buddha face has near miss with falling branch

The Nation, 06 June 2017:

The Buddha face that has long been a landmark of the world-heritage Ayutthaya Historic City yesterday experienced a near miss from a falling tree branch.

Source: Near miss for world-famous Ayutthaya Buddha face

See also:
Saved by Centimeters: Ayutthaya’s famous Buddha tree escapes damage by falling branch (VIDEO) (Coconut, 07 June 2017)

A huge branch of a famous Bodhi tree in Ayutthaya breaks off (Thai PBS, 07 July 2017)

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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