Place, publisher, year: [Miami, Florida] : ICOM International Committee for Museums of Ethnography, 2014
Collation: p. 30-33 ; illus. ; 30 cm
Subject museum: Karl May Museum, Radebeul (Germany FR) ; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (USA) ; Världskulturmuseet = Museum of World Culture, Göteborg (Sweden)
Serial type: Article from Periodical
Synopsis: A report on the return of various pieces by museums in Germany, the USA and Sweden excerpted from news published in Artdaily.org, an art newspaper on the web, and by the Associated Press: the first case relates to a controversy envolving the Karl-May-Museum and the Sault Sainte Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians from Michigan concerning scalps; the second one concerns the transfer to the National Commission of Museums and Monuments Nigeria of eight antiquities of Nigerian origin - including two Nok terracotta - that are believed to have been the subject of illicit trafficking; the third one is a case reported by the journalist Franklin Briceño from the Associated Press regarding the return of a pre-Incan funeral shroud to Peru by the Museum of World Culture in Gothenburg, Sweden.
Description: return; restitution; human remains; American Indian; terra cotta; textiles. Germany FR; Peru; Sweden; USA; Nigeria.