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Day: September 2, 2017

European Summit to Discuss the Return of Looted West African Art

smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/european-museums-discuss-returning-looted-african-art-180964555/ SmartNews Keeping you current Treasures taken by a British invasion in 1897 could return to Nigeria as a permanent exhibition Some of the hundreds of brass plaques taken from Benin City in 1897 now held by the British Museum (Jorge Tutor / Alamy Stock Photo) By Ben Panko smithsonian.com August 31, 2017 In 1897, a British military expedition…