‘Largest’ US museum considers returning looted artworks

The Smithsonian Museum has acknowledged that many ancient artifacts were acquired illegally Benin Bronzes © Getty Images / Thomas Niedermuller The Smithsonian Museum has officially admitted many of its celebrated collections were obtained unethically – essentially looted – in a statement published on Tuesday. Observing that “many artifacts and works of art have been in the Smithsonian’s... Continue Reading →

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