After Century of Dispute, Peru and Yale Join Forces to Give Incan Artifacts a Home

Reuters, Enrique Castro-Mendivil

Artifacts taken from Peru a century ago by a Yale historian are now on display at the Machu Picchu Museum, in Cusco, Peru, the result of a hard-won partnership between Yale and Peru.
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Peru and Yale University spent nearly a hundred years fighting over the repatriation of thousands of Machu Picchu artifacts and human remains, a dispute that included street protests, lawsuits, and even a threat by Peru to bring criminal charges...

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