More artefacts to boost collection at Sarawak Museum


Abdul Karim (right) and Tourism, Arts and Culture Assistant Minister Datuk Lee Kim Shin going through the ministry’s reply to matters raised during the debate on the 2018 state budget at the Sarawak Legislative Assembly. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

KUCHING: The Sarawak Museum is set to receive over 400 Bornean artefacts from a Dutch museum this year.

Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said Museum Prinsenhof Delft in the Netherlands was donating 412 cultural artefacts as well as 14 shelving units, nine thermo-hygrographs and 44 chests to the Sarawak Museum.

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