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October 6, 2011

Centre for Study of Machu Picchu and Inca Culture opens as joint venture between Peru & Yale

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Following the return of artefacts from the Peabody museum at Yale to Peru, a centre run jointly by both parties has opened in Cusco, Peru.

From:
Yale News

Peru-Yale Center for the Study of Machu Picchu and Inca Culture opens
By Kianti Roman
October 6, 2011

Yale officials attended the opening ceremony for the UNSAAC-Yale International Center for the Study of Machu Picchu and Inca Culture in Cusco, Peru. Provost Peter Salovey and Professor Richard Burger of Yale joined Susana Baca, Cultural Minister of Peru; Victor Raul Aguilar, rector of Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco (UNSAAC); and other officials at the new Center in Casa Concha, a historic Inca palace.

“Yale is very pleased to be UNSAAC’s partner in this project, and is delighted by the progress we have made together so far,” Salovey said. “We expect Yale faculty and students to travel often to the museum for research projects involving these objects, and we are very impressed by the beauty of Casa Concha and the way the objects will be housed and displayed there.”
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