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
In search of a king
Bangkok Post, 25 March 2013
Excavation of Thai king’s tomb almost complete
Eleven Myanmar, 27 March 2013
Doubts remain after tomb hunt
Bangkok Post, 06 April 2013
An ancient stupa in Amanapura, slated for demolition, will be excavated to determine if it contains the remains of a Ayutthayan king.
Hunt on for lost Ayutthaya king
Bangkok Post, 14 February 2013
Authorities in Myanmar are mulling a motorcycle ban over the landmark U Bein Bridge, in the former capital of Amarapura just outside of Mandalay.
U Bein Bridge, Mandalay
Motorcycle ban on historic teak bridge
Myanmar Times, 27 August – 2 September 2012