16 Dec Nigeria calls on Germany to return Benin Bronzes | DW News
Posted at 16:56h in Art
Nigeria wants back their looted art. Nigeria’s Benin Bronzes are among the artifacts looted by colonialists. Some of them will be the centerpieces at a new museum – known as the Humboldt Forum – that officially opened in Berlin today. The new museum houses thousands of artifacts from Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Its inauguration has sparked an increasingly heated debate on looted art.