A British museum says it will return a lock of hair that the Ethiopian government considers a national treasure.
Why It's Significant That the UK Has Returned the Locks of Hair of a King
The Conversation Africa, 17 March 2019
The recent announcement that a British museum will return two stolen locks of hair from a 19th century Ethiopian king was hailed as an "exemplary gesture of goodwill" by the… Read more »
Tewodros II of Ethiopia in the 1860s.
British Museum to Return Lock of Hair from Emperor Tewodros II
allAfrica, 5 March 2019
A British museum says it will return a lock of hair that the Ethiopian government considers a national treasure. Read more »
British Museum Decides to Return Emperor Tewodros's Locks of Hair
ENA, 4 March 2019
The Trustees of the British National Army Museum has reportedly decided to return the locks of hair belonging to the "most revered" Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros II. Read more »
British Museum to Return Hair Belonging to Emperor Tewodros II
National Army Museum, 5 March 2019
The National Army Museum has agreed to repatriate items from its collection, considered to be human remains, following a request from the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in… Read more »
Returning Looted Artefacts Will Finally Restore Heritage to the Brilliant Cultures That Made Them
The Conversation Africa, 23 November 2018
European museums are under mounting pressure to return the irreplaceable artefacts plundered during colonial times. As an archaeologist who works in Africa, this debate has a very… Read more »
Reflections On Ethiopia's Stolen Treasures On Display in a London Museum
The Conversation Africa, 5 June 2018
In early April an exhibition called "Maqdala 1868" opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. It's comprised of treasures looted from Ethiopia, and so contributes to the… Read more »
Ethiopia Was Colonised
African Arguments, 21 June 2017
We kept the imperialists at bay, but it wasn't enough. Read more »
Finally, Germany will hand back human remains seized from Namibia over a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under German colonial rule - but descendants of the ... Read more »
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