Category Archives: repatriation

Repatriation: inevitable conflict, endless debate

Dr. Robert Kelly, an anthropology professor at the University of Wyoming, submitted a short opinion piece (“Bones of Contention,” Dec. 12, 2010) to the New York Times in which he argues for the repeal of the latest NAGPRA Regulations on … Continue reading

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Repatriation: inevitable conflict, endless debate

Photo: Nicholas Merkelson Dr. Robert Kelly, an anthropology professor at the University of Wyoming, submitted a short opinion piece (“Bones of Contention,” Dec. 12, 2010) to the New York Times in which he argues for the repeal of the latest … Continue reading

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Culture in Peril is back!

Over the past two months I was writing my Cultural Heritage Studies master’s dissertation at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Below is the abstract. Welcome back to Culture in Peril! In November of this year we will celebrate … Continue reading

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U.S. Returns Ancient Egyptian Sarcophagus

An interesting case of cultural property repatriation occurred recently between the United States and Egypt. The U.S. returned a 3,000-year-old ancient wooden sarcophagus to the Arab Republic of Egypt in a ceremony hosted by the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. … Continue reading

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