Boston museum returns looted African art to Nigeria

Nok Sculpture from Nigeria

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has returned eight pieces of ancient African art to Nigeria after discovering they were likely looted from the West African nation, museum officials said on Thursday.

The return of the pieces, which include terra cotta and bronze sculptures ranging from 100 to 2,000 years old, follows an 18-month investigation by the museum into the enigmatic routes they took to America.

Read more: Boston museum returns looted African art to Nigeria | Reuters.

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