Assistant Director Alexander Herman quoted in New York Times

Posted on: April 5, 2018 by

Victoria and Albert Museum, Ethopia, Alexander Herman, New York Times

A crown of gold and gilded copper with glass beads from Ethiopia is among the items in the “Maqdala 1868” exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Assistant Director Alexander Herman was quoted yesterday in the New York Times article U.K. Museum Offers Ethiopia Long-Term Loan of Looted Treasures. Alexander commented on treasures taken from Ethiopia 150 years ago that could be returned on a long-term loan from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

He said, “The loan is a powerful method of bringing people together. It is an instrument that allows for an ongoing dialogue.”

Read the full article on the New York Times website.