Monday, 3 September 2018

Brazil museum fire: ‘incalculable’ loss as 200-year-old Rio institution gutted

quote [ The Museo Nacional houses artefacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil ]

Now in the museum what have we here?
[SFW] [history] [+10 Sad]
[by ScoobySnacks@5:01amGMT]

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lilmookieesquire said[2] @ 5:36am GMT on 3rd Sep [Score:1 Funsightful]
Fuuuuuuuuuuuck! Libraries and museums burning always the worst.

Also +10 flamebait, dumping out a 40 for my um... antiques?

Or +10 sad you killjoys.
steele said @ 7:54pm GMT on 3rd Sep
I'm sure the people who are like, "How dare ISIS destroy those ancient artifacts!" are going to be all over the villains of this story.



Or not. ;)
MFDork said @ 5:41pm GMT on 4th Sep
When pressed on how much monetary value was lost, the curator said it totalled "probably in the Brazilians of dollars"

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