Category: Display

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Bears and Beads on Whitehorse Hill

This story has been brought to our attention because the recent exhibition at Plymouth Museum and Art Gallery was carried out in a sensitive and thoughtful way, which should be applauded.  The amazing array...

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Anglo-Saxon skeletons – Exning Suffolk

Residents of the village of Exning in Suffolk have reportedly said they would like to put the skeletons of 21 Anglo-Saxon graves found locally on display in the village. Why? See BBC Article – Warning: contains...

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Shrewsbury Museum

We had a meeting with Emma-Kate Lanyon – Team Leader (Collections and Curatorial Services) – today to discuss the current display of ‘Alberbury Man’ in a corner of the main gallery. He is in...

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Stonehenge Visitor Centre – HAD Letter to EH

The following letter was sent by HAD to Loraine Knowles on Sunday 1st September. As yet (4th September) we have not received a reply or acknowledgement. We will continue to press for a respectful...

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How long is long enough?

Here is an interesting article from the BBC in which the question of how much time needs to pass before photographing the dead is acceptable.  The context is that of war dead but just...

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Right to Privacy

Do Egyptian mummies have a right to privacy?  This is the intriguing question posed in an article recently published in the New Scientist. Read More At: New Scientist article