Crowds gather for funeral of Cambodian King Sihanouk
1 February 2013 Last updated at 10:57 GMT
Crowds of mourners have turned out in Phnom Penh for the start of funeral proceedings for King Norodom Sihanouk, who died in October.
A coffin carrying the embalmed body of the late monarch was paraded through the streets of the capital.
It was taken to a crematorium, where his funeral pyre will be lit by his wife and son, King Norodom Sihamoni, on Monday.
Jonathan Head reports.