CULTURE & ARTS
09/05/2014 11:03 am ET Updated Sep 05, 2014

Scientists at Germany's Karl May Museum weigh returning Native American scalp

BERLIN (AFP).- A German museum said Thursday it is examining a request from a Native American tribe for the return of a scalp claimed as an ancestral artefact.

Scientists from the Karl May Museum in the eastern town of Radebeul near Dresden will soon begin an investigation to shed light on the provenance of one of 17 scalps in its collections, a museum spokeswoman said.

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