July 1, 20228:47 PM UTC Germany hands first of Benin Bronzes back to Nigeria (2)

Reuters 2022.07.02 00:16
Reuters Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, July 1 (Reuters) - German authorities on Friday returned to Nigeria the first two of more than 1,100 priceless sculptures known as the Benin Bronzes that were looted by Europeans in the 19th century. British soldiers looted some 5,000 of the artifacts - intricate sculptures and plaques dating back to the 13th century onwards - when they invaded the
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