The British Museum
British Museum Bans the Word ‘Mummy’ for Ancient Remains
It may appear impossible to hurt the feelings of a 3,000-year-old corpse, but, in the interest of respect, The British Museum—along with other museums—has recently banned the term "mummy" to describe the remains of ancient Egyptians. They claim that referring...
Parthenon Sculptures Should Be Repatriated, Sunday Times Readers Say
A readers' poll by The Sunday Times showed that 78 percent of participants support the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece.
The Ideal of Ancient Greek Beauty At British Museum
The British Museum’s new blockbuster show, entitled "Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art," includes a variety of breathtaking in accuracy and realism works of art that will urge visitors to follow a visually awe-inspiring and thought-provoking exploration of the human body. The...