The world’s top museums have issued a statement firmly
opposing the repatriation
Of precious artefacts seized in the past and kept in
the museums of the West.
If Greece thinks it is going to get the Elgin marbles
back, it has no chance.
The 5,000 items of Looted treasure in the Louvre in
Paris all from Egypt
Including the huge statue of rameses 11….they have no
chance of getting them back.
The Museum, s
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
The “statement on the value of the universal museums”
rules out the return of
Plundered, stolen, and looted treasures,
Some British Provincial Museums have given back
artefacts that are of ethnic
Value, Glasgow gave back a shirt to Sioux in the US.
Manchester Museum gave back some skulls that were of
no value on the retail
Market to the aboriginal people of Australia.
The Museums stated that none of their Treasures will
be going back to were they
Were taken from.
With respect to the Sunday newspapers UK 8/12/2002
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