FRENCH INDO-CHINA,Sisowath's Body: Sisowath's Body


Last April death came to the little 65-year-old body of King Sisowath II of Cambodia. It had had less & less to live for. A few years ago depression obliged it to part with 100 of its 200 wives. Last March Japanese mediators took a large part of Sisowath's steaming, many-templed puppet realm away from French Indo-China, gave it to Thailand.

After Sisowath's body died, Cambodian priests treated it with secret essences to preserve its outer flesh, removed all its internal organs except its heart and brain. Then they folded the body...

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