Metropolitan Museum of Art Returns Three Works of Art to Nigeria
[This is Africa] The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Nigerian National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM) announced today the return of three works of art to the Nigerian National Collections: two 16th-century brass plaques created at the Court of Benin, and a brass head produced in Ife around the 14th century. The Met initiated the returns after collaborative research conducted over the past year in partnership with the NCMM and other colleagues led to the joint determination that the works should be transferr