Colonizers took the items after a deadly battle in the late 19th century
For more than a century, museum artifacts were acquired in ways we no longer find acceptable. How can we repair the damage?
New talks raise old questions about the ancient Parthenon sculptures
British museums contain hundreds of allegedly stolen temple treasures
Earlier this month, a Hawaiian delegation retrieved 58 sets of ancestral remains from five European museums
An investigator says the artifacts were "almost certainly" looted from the Middle Eastern country
The works include pieces held in the collections of the Louvre and Musée d’Orsay in Paris
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