Monday 24 September 2012

Controversial donation: Boston museum seeks legitimacy

One of the Robert Owen Lehman's donations, a Commemorative Head of Benin Oba (king), late 16th Century.

Preparing for the exhibition of over 30 pieces of controversial ancient cultural objects of Nigerian origins, Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston, U.S., appears to have set out on the journey of legitimacy, luring the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Abuja, Nigeria, investigation has shown. Details soon.

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