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This interesting blog – Pagan Claims on Human Remains, though it was written at an earlier date by Dr. Tiffany Jenkins came up as a Google alert on the issue of reburial and the role of the museums in displaying  ancient remains.  She gives a secular viewpoint, and some might argue with her interpretation of the multi-faceted Pagan religions that now exist, but the question asked ‘did English Heritage and the National Trust’ spend too much time and money on the consultation of  the reburial of the skeleton at Avebury Museum is a valid one, given the minority viewpoint of the Druid organisation who petitioned for reburial.

http://tiffanyjenkinsinfo.wordpress.com/2010/02/24/pagan-claims-on-human-remains/

Archaeology 2010 is a two day conference at the British Museum from the 26-28 February 2010 (the presentation of heritage research awards is on Friday, the 26 February and is free and open to anyone, although reservations are needed).

On Saturday, 27 February The Stonehenge Riverside Project will be discussed. Participants for the session include Dr Mike Parker Pearson, Professor of Archaeology, Sheffield, University and co-director of the Stonehenge Riverside Project. Dr Josh Pollard, Reader in Archaeology, University of Bristol and co-director of the Stonehenge Riverside Project. Dr Julian Thomas, Professor of Archaeology, University of Manchester and co-director of the Stonehenge Riverside Project. The Moderator for the session will be Julian Richards.

More here – http://www.archaeology.co.uk/london-2010/london-2010.htm

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