Sunday 7 August 2022 06:31 PM Museum agrees to return looted collection of 72 treasured artefacts to Nigeria trends now

Sunday 7 August 2022 06:31 PM Museum agrees to return looted collection of 72 treasured artefacts to Nigeria trends now
Sunday 7 August 2022 06:31 PM Museum agrees to return looted collection of 72 treasured artefacts to Nigeria trends now

Sunday 7 August 2022 06:31 PM Museum agrees to return looted collection of 72 treasured artefacts to Nigeria trends now

Museum agrees to return looted collection of 72 treasured artefacts to Nigeria because it is the 'moral and appropriate' thing to do The Horniman Museum in London agreed to return the Benin Bronzes to Nigeria   The brass plaques are among 72 objects looted in 1897 by British in west Africa Museum agreed to return artifacts as it is the 'moral and appropriate' thing to do

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Museum chiefs have agreed to return ownership of a looted collection of treasured artefacts to Nigeria, including its Benin Bronzes, because it is the 'moral and appropriate' thing to do.

The Horniman Museum said ownership of the 72 objects, which were looted in 1897 and include 12 brass plaques known as Benin Bronzes, are to be transferred to the Nigerian government.

Eve Salomon, chairwoman of the Trustees of the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, south-east London, said: 'The evidence is very clear that these objects were acquired through force, and external consultation supported our view that it is both moral and appropriate to return

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