BBC historian suggests the British Museum should have a 'Supermarket Sweep' where every country has two minutes to take back their artifacts

BBC历史学家称大英博物馆应该举行“超市扫荡”活动,给每个国家两分钟拿回自己的手工艺品



The British Museum should have a ‘Supermarket Sweep’ where countries have two minutes to take back their artifacts, a BBC historian has suggested.

大英博物馆应该举办“超市扫荡”活动,给每个国家两分钟时间拿回他们的手工艺品,一位BBC历史学家如是说。

David Olusoga said there was a ‘moral imperative’ for relics to be returned and that it could help our relationship with the Commonwealth after Brexit.

David Olusoga称我们有道德使命归还这些遗产,脱欧后有助于我们同英联邦国家的关系。

Born in Nigeria, he said he felt strongly that the Benin Bronzes should be given back to the country of his heritage after they were seized in ‘violent raids’ in the late 19th century.

出生于尼日利亚的他说他强烈的感觉到应该将贝宁青铜器归还给他的祖国,这些青铜器于19世纪末期被夺取。