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University of Aberdeen to return stolen Benin bronze

The University of Aberdeen approves the repatriation of bronze sculpture depicting an Oba (king) of Benin with return to happen within weeks The University of Aberdeen is to return a Benin bronze – a sculpture looted by British soldiers in Nigeria in one of the most notorious examples of the pillaging of cultural treasures associated with 19th-century European colonial expansion.

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