25 Museum Artifacts That Should Be Returned to Their Home Countries

One of the best ways for us to learn about history is through artifacts. These are objects that are dug up or found by archaeologists or anthropologists. They’re then taken to a lab where they’re researched and researched like a puzzle. After this process, they’re usually given to museums to display to the public while also protecting them. If you’ve ever been to a museum, you may have noticed objects that are from other countries. How did they get there?

Sometimes, the exhibits are on loan, but not always. It’s sad to say, but some artifacts aren’t owned by the country they originated from. Whether spoils of war or just plain stolen, some objects were taken from their home and put in a museum elsewhere. This is often seen as a disrespectful measure, but not everyone sees it this way. For this reason, some argue that these objects should be returned to their original home immediately.

We’ve found a list of 25 artifacts that aren’t rightfully haven’t made their way back but should be at the top of the list for a return flight. What do you think? Should these precious artifacts return to their origin or are they now rightfully owned by the ones who took them?

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