431- 12 Heads from the Garden of Perfect Brightness

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By Roman Mars

431- 12 Heads from the Garden of Perfect Brightness

Tuesday, 16 February

The story of the twelve bronze zodiac heads that are at the center of a fight over the repatriation of Chinese cultural heritage. Most believe all such cultural artifacts should return to China, but many others argue that these objects are also serving as nationalistic propaganda.

12 Heads from the Garden of Perfect Brightness

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