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What are the Benin Bronzes? – The arts past and present (6/6)

What are the Benin Bronzes? In the late 1800s, the Benin Empire in Africa was a hotbed of artistic skill and the British wanted a piece of it – as many pieces as they could steal, in fact. But what were the beautiful Benin Bronzes and did the current Queen of England really fence stolen goods.

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What are the Benin Bronzes?

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