Peru Recovers Over 1700 Pieces of Stolen Artifacts

By Reuters
September 21, 2018World News

Authorities in Peru have recovered over 1700 artifacts which had been stolen from the country, including pre-Hispanic relics from various lost civilizations in the Andean nation.

The more than 1700 retrieved artifacts are the result of international investigations with Peru’s consulates around the world as well as with local authorities in different countries. Artifacts were repatriated from nations such as Australia, the United Kingdom and Holland.

In the last eight years, Peru has recovered more than 7,000 pieces of stolen relics.

ntd newsletter icon
Sign up for NTD Daily
What you need to know, summarized in one email.
Stay informed with accurate news you can trust.
By registering for the newsletter, you agree to the Privacy Policy.