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Unearthed Treasure: The Ethics And Aesthetics Of Displaying Tomb Relics

Two museum exhibitions currently in Kansas City are using tomb relics to bring ancient times and faraway places to life.  These artifacts have survived journeys of thousands of miles and thousands of years.

On Tuesday's Central Standard, KCUR's Gina Kaufmann discusses the ethical considerations in displaying these relics with curator Robert Cohon of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Cohon was involved in both the Roads of Arabia exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum and The Discovery of King Tut at Union Station.


Robert Cohon, curator at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Gina Kaufmann is the host of Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann. You can reach her on Twitter, @GinaKCUR.
Matthew Long-Middleton has been a talk-show producer, community producer and now is the Media Training Manager with America Amplified. You can reach him at, or on Twitter.