We could also ensure that slave women are murdered to accompany the
reburial of any Viking royalty!
Andrew Larcombe <[log in to unmask]>@JISCMAIL.AC.UK> on 13/01/2004
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Subject: Re: Museum of London to rebury its skeletons
> I think that we should all be taking into account what the people
> we have dug up would have wanted. Whilst I totally agree with the
> of excavating skeletons and other human remains, we must remember that
> people were buried in whatever manner for a reason, and we must respect
If we want to travel down this route should we not respect the rights of
all the bodies we've excavated? Let's rebury the Egyptian mummies,
complete with sarcophogi and grave-goods. Surely it's what they would have
wanted. Anything else would just be unethical...