Hamburg museum says its Benin bronzes could return to Nigeria—but not yet – The Art Newspaper


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The Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe (MKG) is confronting the uncomfortable history of three bronzes in its collection, which it says were unquestionably looted from the Kingdom of Benin, now part of Nigeria, by British troops in 1897.

Since February, the objects have been the focus …

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