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Berlin museum returns looted artifacts to Alaska

The Foundation for Prussian Cultural Heritage is returning indigenous artifacts taken from graves in south-west Alaska, it announced Wednesday.

Credit: Alliance/DPA/R. HirschbergerNine objects from Berlin’s Ethnological Museum’s collection had come into their possession in the 1880s via Norwegian explorer Johan Adrian Jacobsen. Jacobsen traveled along the American northwest coast and Alaska on behalf of the Royal Museum of Ethnology,…

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