Sunday, February 11, 2007

Pagans Call For Return Of Bones

Pagans in Britain are calling for the return of human remains and artifacts excavated from pre-Christian graves in the UK.

Treasures from a number of countries, such as the Parthenon marbles at the British Museum, are under dispute and the Natural History Museum and Manchester Museum recently agreed to return the remains of Australian Aborigines to their place of origin.

Museums are reluctant to let precious artefacts and relics go and often oppose calls for repatriation or religious protection for items in their collections, arguing that they are of cultural and historical importance for the UK. Full Story

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