Restitution of looted art: …and archaeological items?

‘We should give back art looted by the Nazis’, so a recent article by J. Miller, BBC, August 22, 2018, who is discussing the restitution of art looted by the Nazis in the German company Dr. Oetker‘s. The company now tries to find the original owners of the items of their vaste collection in order to restitute them, and hopes to be a good example for other companies to follow them.

Following many cases of restitution of looted art during the last years, and never noting any restitution of archaeological items looted by the Nazis, one might wonder how such items, which surely were looted as well, did not appear (to my knowledge) in any restitution case?

Please let me know if you hear of any such case!

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