An investigation launched by the New York cultural institution concluded that the 14th- and 17th-century carvings were "unlawfully obtained"
For two centuries, diplomat Thomas Bruce has been held up as a shameless plunderer. The real history is more complicated, argues the author of a new book
American authorities seized the presumably looted objects, which were listed as replicas, in 2009
Now properly pieced together, the sculptures of Hindu deity Krishna are on view at the Cleveland Museum of Art
Displaying the looted artworks does "a huge amount of harm,” says director Ngaire Blankenberg, who has affirmed her commitment to repatriating the objects
A nonprofit foundation purchased the objects, which were seized by British troops in 1868, with the aim of restituting them
The ancient plants at the heart of the conflict are essential to science—and might hold clues to new superfoods
The NYC cultural institution sent the objects to the Museo Nacional de Costa Rica as an "as an unrestricted gift"
The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian has sent an ancient, pre-Inca breastplate back home
Between 1904 and 1908, colonial forces murdered tens of thousands of Herero and Nama people
Culture Minister Monika Grütters describes the move as a "historic milestone"
Outrage erupted over the revelation that the likely remains of two young victims were held in and studied at Ivy League institutions
Investigators seized the cache of illegally imported objects in 2016
Decades after their bones were placed in storage, the state has repatriated the remains of 403 Indigenous ancestors
The $50 million trove represents one of the most significant repositories of Cambodian cultural heritage outside of the country
Artifacts linked to the royal are headed home following their purchase at auction by the African island's government
Designed by architect David Adjaye, the museum will reunite looted artifacts currently housed in Western institutions
Citing the exhibit's reinforcement of "racist and stereotypical thinking," the Pitt Rivers Museum moved a total of 120 human remains into storage
A New Zealand museum initially returned the artifacts, given to Captain James Cook in 1779, on a long-term loan in 2016
Protesters demanding the repatriation of looted objects seized a funeral pole on view at the Musée du Quai Branly–Jacques Chirac