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Nigeria challenges Christie's over 'looted' treasures

Nigerian historians and government officials are trying to stop the auction of several artifacts from the country. The artifacts featured in auction house Christie's collection "Arts of Africa, Oceania and North America" are scheduled to go under the hammer in Paris Monday, with the most valuable expected to raise up to $1 million. Critics claim the collection includes artworks that were looted during Nigeria's civil war, as well as other pieces that were taken earlier under British colonial ...
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Added June 27, 2020
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