Peruvian archaeological pieces destined for the US seized

Peruvian archaeological pieces destined for the US seized

Peruvian authorities discovered in Lima, boxes with archaeological pieces destined for the United States illegally. They were found in Serpost, the local postal service and were framed with the sign «handicrafts«.

Sources of culture Ministry They assured that they were authentic and many of them had been painted to appear to be replicas and had already been authorized to leave the country.

Since 2008, the Ministry of Culture with Serpost They have seized 4,800 objects and 1,700 products or artifacts willing to leave the country illegally, which belong to the Peruvian national heritage.

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