Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

17 Apr 2014 8:03 AM | Anonymous

Yale Faces New Claims Of Stolen Artifacts

by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 16, 2014 1:19 pm

A year and a half after Yale returned the last of hundreds of Machu Picchu artifacts to Peru, the Yale Peabody Museum faces a new charge of cultural theftundefinedthis time about two carvings from a native Alaskan tribe.

Two Tlingit carvings on display at the museum are stolen property, and should be sent back to their owners in Alaska, according to several students and scholars who spoke Tuesday afternoon at Yale.

http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/yale_faces_new_artifact_theft_claims/id_66750

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