The Rosetta Stone: This ancient artifact was discovered in Egypt in the 18th century and helped scholars decipher hieroglyphs.

The Parthenon Marbles: Also known as the Elgin Marbles, these are a collection of ancient Greek sculptures taken from the Parthenon in Athens by Lord Elgin in the early 19th century.

The Koh-i-Noor Diamond: This 105-carat diamond was taken from India during the British colonial period and is now part of the British Crown Jewels.

The Benin Bronzes: These intricately designed bronze plaques and sculptures were taken from Benin during a British military expedition in 1897.

The Suez Canal: Although not an object, the Suez Canal was built by the French and British in the 19th century on Egyptian land, and there have been calls for it to be returned to Egyptian control.

The Maqdala Treasures: This collection of Ethiopian religious artifacts and royal regalia was taken by the British during a military expedition in 1868.

The Stone of Scone: Also known as the Stone of Destiny, this ancient coronation stone was taken from Scotland by Edward I of England in 1296 and is now part of the British coronation ceremony.

The Amrumer Odde Cross: This 12th-century cross from Germany was taken by British soldiers during World War II and is now in the British Museum.

The Gweagal Shield: This shield was taken from Aboriginal Australians by Captain James Cook during his 1770 voyage, and there have been calls for its return to Australia.

The Sacred White Buffalo Calf Pipe: This Native American artifact was taken from the Sioux during the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890 and is now in the possession of the Smithsonian Institution.