Stolen Nigerian Artifacts Returned

A collaborative effort by the government and France have led to the repatriation of stolen artifacts back to Nigeria.

Nigerian Stolen Artifacts in Europe

PHOTO ESSAYS: Nigerian Stolen Artifacts in Europe

According to Wikipedia, the Nok culture appeared in Nigeria around 1000 BC and vanished under unknown circumstances around 500 AD in the region of West Africa.


The terracotta figures are hollow, coil built, nearly life sized human heads and bodies that are depicted with highly stylized features, abundant jewellery, and varied postures.

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