Benin Artefacts

Even English Institutions Are Discussing Restitution: Effects Of Sarr-Savoy Report?

modernghana.com/news/980840/even-english-institutions-are-discussing-restituti.html Gold mask, 20 cm in height, weighing 1.36 kg.of pure gold, seized by the British from Kumasi, Ghana, in 1874 and now in the Wallace Collection, London, United Kingdom. Listen to article ‘It does not matter (although many museums pretend it does) that the first of several Hague conventions was not promulgated until 1899: […]

Talking About Benin Artefacts Is Not Enough: Return The Looted Treasures!

Talking About Benin Artefacts Is Not Enough: Return The Looted Treasures! modernghana.com/news/993750/talking-about-benin-artefacts-is-not-enough-retur.html Matt Neale Commemorative head of an Oba, Benin, Nigeria, now in Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, Bristol, United Kingdom. Listen to article ‘ To fall under the spell of an object, to be touched by it, moved emotionally by a piece of art in […]

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