Germany and Nigeria Agree on Return of Benin Bronzes

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Saturday, May 8, 2021
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
37
Issue: 
5
Abstract: 

On April 29, 2021, the State Minister for Culture and Media of the German Government, announced the signing by the ministry and the Nigerian Government of a joint declaration to return Benin bronzes in German museums.[1]



[1]    German State Ministry for Culture and Media, Benin bronzes in German Museums, Joint declaration, Apr. 29, 2021 https://www.bundesregierung.de/breg-de/bundesregierung/staatsministerin-fuer-kultur-und-medien/benin-bronzen-1899336