YLM Database

Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Beaumont Street

Website: http://www.ashmolean.org

Parent Organisation:
Funded by:
YLM Entry Submitted: No

HAD: Policy on Human Remains obtained via email from Dr Standley. YLM entry yet to be completed.

How many human remains are in its collection, and how many of those are of ancient British provenance, pre-Christian or in other way Pagan?:

How many of these human remains are well documented, with clear context of date and place of exhumation?:

Where there are ancestors in store, is there a history of use?:

Where there are ancestors in store, is there potential for use, in display, education or scientific analysis?

Does the museum have a disposal policy, and is it including HR with negligible potential in its discussions about disposal?:

What sources of information about these human remains are in the public domain and where?:
Does the museum have ancestors (human remains) on display?:

Does the museum hold any iconic ancestors, ie. complete skeletons with a well documented story, or those considered of national or local importance, and are these on display?:


14 April, 2017