When Museums do the Right Thing

Vlasic, M., and Davis, T. (2013) ‘When Museums do the Right Thing’, International Herald Tribune, 17 May.

STONES and bones rarely make the front page, and even less frequently in the same month, but this has been no ordinary month. And it’s not over yet.
On May 4, The New York Times announced that the Metropolitan Museum of Art would voluntarily repatriate twin 10th century statues to Cambodia, after the museum received “dispositive” evidence that the pieces were products of the illicit antiquities trade.
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