France returns smuggled Nok artefacts to Nigeria

30 Jan 2013 7:34 PM | Anonymous

France returns smuggled Nok artefacts to Nigeria

France has returned to Nigeria five ancient terracotta sculptures smuggled out of the country in 2010.

The artefacts, of Nok origin, were found in the luggage of French citizen at a Paris airport.

Their exact value has not been disclosed, but they are believed to date back more than 3,000 years.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21246767

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