Apr 26, 2023
The British Museum Holds the Line on Its Imperial Loot
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LONDON—In a small windowless room in the basement of the British Museum sit some of the holiest relics of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church: 11 small wooden plaques called Tabots that are considered by Ethiopian Christians to contain God's presence. Each is meant to represent the biblical Ark of the Covenant.
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