Treasures of Maqdala

Should treasures stolen in battle be returned to Ethiopia?

KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16Website

These resources include a lesson plan, PowerPoint presentation and classroom activity.

Pupils learn about how some of the Ethiopian artefacts in museums in the UK came to be here and the repercussions this is still having today. They debate whether or not they think the artefacts should be returned to Ethiopia.

There are primary and secondary versions, suitable for History, Citizenship and English at Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11) and Key Stage 3 (ages 11-14 and above).

This resources are on the Link Ethiopia website (see link below) – scroll down to the Black History Month heading to find and download them.


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    • Resource suitable for Key Stages 2 and 3 - scroll down to the Black History Month heading.
    • Visit website

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