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Smithsonian museum removes Benin bronzes from display and plans to repatriate

The Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of African Art in Washington, DC has removed its Benin bronzes from display and is planning to repatriate artifacts that were looted by the British in an 1897 raid on the royal palace, according to the museum's director, Ngaire Blankenberg.

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