The British Museum began welcoming back visitors today. As well as social distancing rules, another change guests might have noticed is the relocation of a bust of Sir Hans Sloane, whose collection helped found the museum. Removed from its pedestal, it now sits in a cabinet display explaining his links to slavery. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Protesters call for the British Museum to return the marble Parthenonsculptures to Greece while dressed as Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin whobrought them to the UK, and one of the Caryatid sisters represented in theancient statues.
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