CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY TO RETURN LOOTED BENIN BRONZE TO NIGERIA

Written by on November 28, 2019

A BRONZE COCKEREL AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY THAT HAD BEEN LOOTED IN A BRITISH RAID ON WHAT IS NOW NIGERIA WILL BE REPATRIATED.

THE BENIN BRONZE, KNOWN AS AN “OKUKOR”, WAS BEQUEATHED TO JESUS COLLEGE IN 1930 BY A FORMER BRITISH ARMY OFFICER.


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