@oppen damn....... whats next, the eiffel tower?

@eris
Not exactly, but f.i. the Luxor Obelisk
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luxor_
or the Pergamon Altar, too.
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pergam
It is nothing unusual that colonial powers appropriate sights or art, even then. See the famous diorite stele that was stolen in the 12th century BC and taken from Babylon to Susa (and later Paris). en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Code_o
@oppen

@oppen B-but it had a purpose - so they could place it in plain sight of a highway! ;)

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