Germany to return Benin bronzes looted at the end of the 19th century by British soldiers to Nigeria | Culture

The Director of Museums and Special Collections at the University of Aberdeen, Neil Curtis, poses next to a bronze sculpture from Benin on March 17th.KALYAN VEERA / AFP The German government is preparing, in an unexpected and historic twist, to return to Nigeria the famous Benin bronzes, which were looted by English soldiers in the […]

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