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British Museum asked to return Eastern Island monolith

Friday, November 23rd 2018 - 04:47 UTC
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A delegation from the Chilean Easter Island early this week has asked the British Museum in London for the return of an iconic statue believed to date from around 1200 AD and even offered to replace it with a replica carved from stone by a contemporary artist. Read full article

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    Fat chance of the British giving it to Chile...it never belonged to Chile in 1868...it was annexed by Chile in 1888 so arguably the British may have taken one statue, but Chile took the whole island including all the statues...

    Nov 24th, 2018 - 12:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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