Germany to repatriate Benin Bronzes looted by British in the 19th century

Germany plans to return looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria in 2022, after museum experts and political leaders struck an agreement on Thursday. Most of the priceless artefacts were looted by British forces from the Kingdom of Benin, in present-day Nigeria, in 1897 as part of a colonial conquest. Following auctions, some of the brass, bronze and ivory sculptures and carvings ended up in museums

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