Art type: Human Remains

Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp

(Canada; Germany)

Josh Gabert-Doyon (2020). Auction House Repatriates Sacred Indigenous Items, Possibly a Human Scalp. Vice. 11 August.

Trading in Native artifacts does real harm

(United States of America)

Robert Alan Hershey (2020). Trading in Native artifacts does real harm. High Country News. 3 August.

Chinese villagers mourn lost deity as Dutch reject claim to mummified monk

(Netherlands; China)

Isaac Beech (2018). Chinese villagers mourn lost deity as Dutch reject claim to mummified monk. The Sunday Times. 30 December.

Twenty-one ancient skulls stolen from Kent church

(United Kingdom)

BBC News (2018). Twenty-one ancient skulls stolen from Kent church. BBC News. 18 July.

Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2017). Chinese villagers demand identity of stolen mummy Buddha's new holder. Xinhua. 15 July.

China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy

(China; Netherlands)

BBC News (2017). China villagers launch Dutch court bid to retrieve mummy. BBC News. 14 July.

Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court

(China; Netherlands)

Liping Gu (2017). Chinese villagers to claim back stolen mummy Buddha in Dutch court. ECNS. 13 July.

Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case

(China; Netherlands)

Caiyu Liu (2017). Dutch court to hear Buddha relic case. Global Times. 11 July.

Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco

(Italy)

"Periodista Digital" (2017). Recuperan la reliquia de Don Bosco. Periodista Digital. 16 June.

Catholic Saint's Brain Stolen From Italian Church

(Italy)

Ronel Puello (2017). Catholic Saint's Brain Stolen From Italian Church. Latin Post. 7 June.

Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

John Hooper, Ted Plafker (2017). Millions at stake as Chinese villagers take collector to court over "man in the Buddha". AFR. 2 June.

Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law

(United States of America)

Chip Colwell (2017). Native America's Necessary And Imperfect Law. Huffington Post. 28 April.

Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios

(Guatemala)

Relic of the Mercedarios Martys stolen

Miguel Lopez (2017). Roban reliquia de Mártires Mercedarios. Prensa Libre. 6 February.

Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute. South China Morning Post. 3 February.

Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas

(Peru)

Tacna: Unknown people desecrate huaca San Antonio again and takepre-Inca remains

Redacción Multimedia (2016). Tacna: Desconocidos vuelven a profanar huaca San Antonio y se llevan vestigios pre incas. Diario Correo. 15 August.

First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site

(Canada)

Camille Bains (2016). First Nation to use blockades if needed to protect ancient B.C. burial site. The Globe and Mail. 18 July.

Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford

(United States of America)

Katie Harris (2016). Remains of 18 people stolen from cemetery in Stratford. Fox. 24 June.

B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums

(Canada)

Rob Shaw (2016). B.C. Premier wants First Nations remains and cultural artifacts returned from U.S. museums. Vancouver Sun. 21 June.

Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home

(China; Netherlands)

Margaux Schreurs (2016). Lawsuit Underway to Bring Illegally Traded Chinese Self-Mummified Buddhist Statue Back Home. The Beijinger. 17 June.

Gravesite looted in Harrison County

(United States of America)

Katie Bauer (2016). Gravesite looted in Harrison County. Wave 3. 16 June.

Villagers in court over stolen statue

(China; Netherlands)

Xinhua (2016). Villagers in court over stolen statue. Shanghai Daily. 16 June.

Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf

(China)

Associated Press (2016). Revered Chinese monk is mummified and covered in gold leaf. The Daily Mail. 28 April.

Cementerios salitreros en alerta

(Chile)

Salitre cemeteries on alert

Alejandra Lobo (2016). Cementerios salitreros en alerta. La Tercera. 14 March.

Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie

(Canada)

Kenneth Jackson (2016). Buried Souls: How Ontario bulldozed through a rare Huron-Wendat burial site in Barrie. APTN News. 9 March.

Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home

(United States of America)

Kayla Desroches (2016). Kodiak Ancestral Remains to Return Home. KNBA. 8 March.

Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes

(Venezuela)

Graves of priests desecrated and robbed

Dalila Itriago (2016). Profanaron y saquearon panteón y tumbas de sacerdotes. El Nacional. 8 March.

Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains

(United States of America)

Amy Morris (2016). Georgia Bill Would Exempt Construction Projects From Reporting Sacred Remains. Indian Country Today. 7 March.

Chinese court accepts suit over stolen mummy

(China; Netherlands)

Yao Lan (2015). Chinese court accepts suit over stolen mummy. ECNS. 13 December.

Yangchun Villagers Hire Lawyers to Sue Dutch Collector Over Stolen Mummified Buddha Statue

(China; Netherlands)

Francis Eduard Ang (2015). Yangchun Villagers Hire Lawyers to Sue Dutch Collector Over Stolen Mummified Buddha Statue. Yibada. 20 November.

China Exclusive: Fujian villagers sue after Dutch collector refuses to return stolen god

(China; Netherlands)

Huaxia (2015). China Exclusive: Fujian villagers sue after Dutch collector refuses to return stolen god. Xinhua. 18 November.

NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq

(United States of America)

Steve Russell (2015). NAGPRA Bears Fruit! IU Anthropologists Return Remains, Attend Nalukataq. Indian Country Today. 16 October.

Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'

(China; Netherlands)

Wang Fan (2015). Return of mummified statue urged before 'birthday'. ECNS. 15 October.

Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona

(United Kingdom)

David Scott (2015). Outrage at desecration of St Columba's grave on Iona. Express. 7 August.

Feds probe MU artifact collection

(United States of America)

Curtis Johnson (2015). Feds probe MU artifact collection. The Herald-Dispatch. 29 July.

Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China

(China; Netherlands)

Shanghaiist (2015). Dutch owner vows to send 'living Buddha' statue back to China. Shanghaiist. 20 May.

Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha

(China; Netherlands)

Ma (2015). Dutch Collector Agrees to Return Mummified Buddha. CRIEnglish. 8 May.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary)

Amy Quin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 May.

Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon

(China; Hungary; Netherlands)

Amy Qin (2015). Mummy Displayed in Hungary Sets Chinese Villagers in Pursuit of Lost Icon. The New York Times. 3 May.

China's Stolen Monk Mummy Controversy Spurs Claims of Another

(China)

Oliver Geng (2015). China's Stolen Monk Mummy Controversy Spurs Claims of Another. The Wall Street Journal. 27 March.

Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha"

(China; Netherlands)

Wei Wang (2015). Dutch Collector Willing to Return "Mummy Buddha". CRIEnglish. 27 March.

Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha

(China)

Huan Si (2015). Authority launches campaign to retrieve lost Buddha. Ecns. 24 March.

Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert

(Mongolia)

Kate Baklitskaya (2015). Mummified monk is 'not dead' and in rare meditative state, says expert. The Siberian Times. 2 February.

Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem

(Israel)

Daniel K. Eisenbud (2014). Police confiscate ancient coffins from tomb raiders in Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post. 31 March.