Suppawan Nongnut

Curator, National Museum Bangkok, Thailand


Ms Suppawan Nongnut has worked as Curator at the National Museum Bangkok since 2007. She graduated from the Silpakorn University in Bangkok and SOAS, University of London. She was Assistant Curator at the Ban Chiang National Museum in Udon Thani Province between 2005 and 2006. She is particularly interested in religious art, especially Hindu and Buddhist art. Her recent works include Keng Nukit Ratcha Borihan: A Hidden Chinese Shrine of the Front Palace, 2019; Water of Allegiance, 2018; Mystery and Facts of the Drums of Bangkok City, 2018; The Ancient Weaponry and Warfare in the National Museum Bangkok' s Collection, 2018; Anti-Antiquities Trafficking: Working and Learning at the Antiquities Control Division, 2018The Maiden Tree in the Context of the Ancient Silk Route, 2016; The Symbolism of the Royal Funeral Chariots: A Study on the Great Victory Chariot, 2015; Borobudur as a Mandala: A Study on Iconography and Historical Context, 2014.