November 16, 2012
Two years after the agreement to return artefacts was made, and many years after Peru first started petitioning for their return, the final artefacts from Yale University’s Peabody Museum have returned to Machu Picchu. These final artefacts form the last part of an extensive restitution process of over 35,000 items that has been happening over the last year an a half.
13 November 2012 Last updated at 03:05
United States returns to Peru last Machu Picchu artefacts
The last of the artefacts taken from Machu Picchu by American archaeologist who rediscovered the Inca citadel have been returned to Peru.
More than 35,000 pottery fragments and other pieces were flown from Yale University to the Andean city of Cusco.
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