Niah Cave human remains to return

Ipoi (right) and Museum Department public relations officer Muhammad Zakeria Hattar at the press conference.

KUCHING: Some 122 human remains from the Niah Cave, which were brought to Nevada, United States, in the 1960s, will be returned to Sarawak in 2019.

State museum director Ipoi Datan said a memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed with the University of Nevada in Las Vegas (UNLV) on Mar 8 for the human remains to be handed back.

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