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Digital Benin

Digital Benin brings together all objects, historical photographs and rich documentation material from collections worldwide to provide a long-requested overview of the royal artefacts from Benin Kingdom looted in the late nineteenth century.

Digital Benin’s scope focuses on objects looted by British forces from the Kingdom of Benin (now Edo State, Nigeria) in February 1897 and distributed in its immediate aftermath.

Status: Active
Founded: 2022
Last Modified: 12/24/2023
Added on: 12/24/2023

Funding Details

Funded By Date Amount
Ernst von Siemens Kunststiftung $ 1200000.00
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