TITLE

Antiquities Collecting: New Conflicts of Values

AUTHOR(S)
Herscher, Ellen
PUB. DATE
March 1984
SOURCE
Archaeology;Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p84
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses United States laws that govern the import of antiquities into the country. Standard Customs requirements for proper declaration and evaluation; Pre-Columbian monumental or architectural sculpture or murals; National Stolen Property Act; Treaties of cooperation with Mexico and Peru providing for recovery and return of stolen archaeological, historical, and cultural properties; Means of prohibiting and preventing the illicit import, export, and transfer of ownership of cultural property.
ACCESSION #
16268940

 

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