Tuesday, May 22, 2007

A heady donation for the the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford

Thanks to Tiki Racer for drawing my attention to this article about one of my favorite museums and some unusual happenings going on there!

Museum offered head for shrinking
An artist is offering to donate his own head to an Oxford museum - if a collection of shrunken heads has to be returned to South America.
By Sean Coughlan BBC News education reporter
BBC News
Last Updated: Tuesday, 22 May 2007, 10:18 GMT 11:18 UK

The Pitt Rivers Museum's shrunken heads, held in a case entitled Treatment of Dead Enemies, were examples of how Amazon tribesmen took their enemies' heads as trophies.

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