Dr Richel Raynor

Asanteman To Give Fowler Museum Replicas Of Returned Artefacts

The gallery in Fowler Museum which housed seven pieces of Asante artefacts that were stolen during the Sagrenti War of 1874 will not remain vacant. The gallery will be filled with replicas of the crafts made by Asanteman as an appreciative gesture for their willingness and soft stance to give the treasures the opportunity to see home once more and permanently. The Director of the Museum, Dr Silvia Forni, made this known as she expressed her gratitude to the Kingdom […]

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Fowler Museum Returns ‘Stolen’ Asante Artefacts to Otumfuo

The Fowler Museum has presented seven artefacts, among stolen treasures some 150 years ago, to their true owner, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. The items including a royal stool belonging to Asantehene Kofi Karikari, the 10th Asantehene, were formally presented before Otumfuo and Asanteman during the Kuntunkuni Durbar on February 8, 2024, which marks the commemoration of the Sagrenti War of 1874. They were presented by leadership of the Fowler Museum in Los Angeles including Dr Silvia Forni, the Director of […]

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