Preparations for majestic farewell to late Thai king

These wooden angels (above) and wheels (right), as seen yesterday at the National Museum in Bangkok, will be part of the Royal Chariot to be used for the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's funeral ceremony. 	The Royal Chariot (right, in background)
PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY
These wooden angels (above) and wheels (right), as seen yesterday at the National Museum in Bangkok, will be part of the Royal Chariot to be used for the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's funeral ceremony. 	The Royal Chariot (right, in background)
The Royal Chariot (in background) is undergoing a complete restoration ahead of the monarch's royal cremation ceremony on Oct 26. PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

These wooden angels and wheels, as seen yesterday at the National Museum in Bangkok, will be part of the Royal Chariot to be used for the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej's funeral ceremony.   

The Royal Chariot is undergoing a complete restoration ahead of the monarch's royal cremation ceremony on Oct 26. King Bhumibol died at the age of 88 in Siriraj hospital on Oct 13 last year.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 14, 2017, with the headline 'Preparations for majestic farewell to late Thai king'. Print Edition | Subscribe