• PugJesus@lemmy.world
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    She said: “It’s really important to recognize that some of these things, especially with such historical and cultural value to an entire country and people – you can’t really put a number on that.”

    God it makes me so happy when people respect the value of history.

  • halcyoncmdr@lemmy.world
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    The British Museum should take notice. Even a random US tourist knows that historical items should be returned to the country they are taken/stolen from.

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      I don’t know if traveling from Washington, D.C. to Clinton, Maryland is considered “tourism”, but yes, it’s good that she recognized this piece as an artifact that belongs with the people whose history it represents.

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          Dozier took an interest in the pottery because she had worked with Indigenous communities in Mexico

          Dozier then traveled to Mexico City in January on a work trip

          Only if you don’t know what a Tourist is.

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            Wait, so you’re saying the trip to the national anthropology museum was for work? Maybe.

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    A vase for $4 is a good deal. What was she expecting, solid gold? I don’t think I would have gone as far as involving all of Mexico but I guess it’s easier to just give her a refund.

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    You can’t really expect a new vase for that price. She was lucky to get a refurbished in such a good condition.