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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: […]

Unlimited Inventiveness: Horniman Museum To Discuss Benin Artefacts With Nigerian And British Artists In London

modernghana.com/news/982718/unlimited-inventiveness-horniman-museum-to-discus.html Chief Owangue, Benin, Nigeria, now in Horniman Museum, London, United Kingdom We, Europeans, who have received and transmitted and continue to transmit these objects, are on the side of the conquerors. To a certain extent, this is also a ‘heritage that weighs us down’. But there is no fatality. The good news is that in 2017 […]

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