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Who really owns the Benin bronzes?

Who really owns the Benin bronzes?

Steel yourself: the Benin Expedition of 1897 (Getty images) Statues must fall. Bronzes must be ‘returned’. The artefacts in question are the famous ‘Benin bronzes’ taken by the British from the royal court of the Kingdom of Benin in 1897. The present demand is that they be returned to Nigeria; confusingly the...

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