PHOTOS In pics: Brazil's National Museum after fire in Rio de Janeiro

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In pics: Brazil's National Museum after fire in Rio de Janeiro

Xinhua

13:46, September 05, 2018

A pigeon flies over Brazil's National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept. 4, 2018. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2018 shows Brazil's National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2018 shows Brazil's National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2018 shows a meteorite, the largest of its kind crashed to Brazil, in National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

A firefighter walks outside Brazil's National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept. 4, 2018. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

Photo taken on Sept. 4, 2018 shows the windows of Brazil's National Museum after a fire in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A fire Sunday night ravaged the 200-year-old museum and burned most of its 20-million-item collection, including some of the most important pieces on the American continent. The Brazilian government Tuesday announced the formation of a steering committee and a fund to rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro. (Xinhua/Li Ming)

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