Eight of the 29 Benin bronzes were returned to the National Commission for Museums and Monuments in Nigeria on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Washington.

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Rodney Choice/AP Images for Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

Eight of the 29 Benin bronzes were returned to the National Commission for Museums and Monuments in Nigeria on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022 in Washington. Credit: Rodney Choice/AP Images for Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art

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