August 26, 2018
Employees improve the landscape of Sanam Luang. Count drain Found artillery length of 3.05 m. Muzzle 40 cm diameter cannon found in the reign of King Rama II.
Chatchavit Sueh (Deputy Prime Minister) investigated the case on August 25 at 16:00. Get a report of artillery Rattanakosin period. Central Stadium near Thammasat University. Reported to the supervisor for the collapse of the check with the police, Chakras Noble Noon won the war. The officer inspects and inspects the Fine Arts department.
From where the cannon was found in the middle of the sanctuary. Dredging to the drainage system. This is part of the Sanam Luang Landscape Improvement Project. In the depth of about 1.50 meters found the old artillery length of 3.05 meters in diameter, 40 cm in diameter buried in the ground. For moving to storage in the National Museum.
The police said that the police had been informed by the police around 4 pm and that the commander had been found to dig for a hijacked car. I went to check with officials from the Fine Arts department. It was discovered that the artillery during the reign of King Rama 2, which was a long time ago, made the Fine Art department to keep the cannon in the National Museum. Earlier, three years ago, it was excavated to find three guns in the same style, where the area used to be used as storage space for the front.
However, on August 27, the antiquities officials. The Ministry of Fine Arts will travel to view this area again.