Burke Museum to return artifacts to Peruvian government

10 Nov 2014 12:14 PM | Anonymous

Burke Museum to return artifacts to Peruvian government


After four years of coordination, several artifacts from the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture’s Peruvian collection returned to their home country last week.

The items include human remains, ceramic vessels and bowls, necklaces, and a textile, each of which have different histories. On Wednesday, the Peruvian Consul General arrived to attend a private gathering held by the museum, during which the items, excluding the human remains, were exhibited before they were packed up and transported


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