Brazilians mourn museum's priceless collection amid anger at funding cuts

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Fears for artefacts including Roman fresco and 12,000-year-old human skeleton after national museum fire

Historians and members of the public have shared photographs of their favourite exhibits from Brazil’s National Museum as they came to terms with the fire that has laid waste to the country’s oldest and most important historical and scientific museum.

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