via Borneo Post, 05 March 2020: Bones from the Niah Caves to return to Sarawak from the United States
A total of 122 bone fragments that originated from the Niah National Park Archaeology Site will be brought back from University of Florida, United States to Sarawak tomorrow (March 6).
Initially expected to arrive on Wednesday, the mission to bring back the skeleton collection was made possible after several rounds of negotiations that took place from Feb 21 to 28.
Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah was present during the handing over ceremony of the skeleton at the University of Florida on Feb 21.
The skeleton collection will be showcased at the new RM300-million Sarawak Museum Complex, the second largest Museum in Southeast Asia.