colonial Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Returning the UK’s stolen artefacts

24th November 2022

Writer Zainab Mahmod explores the UK’s continual colonial habits by investigating the history of stolen artefacts in the British Museum. The Koh-I-Noor, meaning ‘Mountain of Light’ in Persian, is a 105.6-carat diamond that resides at the centre of the consort crown jewels of the British Monarchy. The origins of the diamond are disputed as there ...