Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past,


[Federal Register: July 13, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 133)]


[Page 37624]

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Art Objects; Importation for Exhibition: Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past

AGENCY: United States Information Agency.

SUBJECT: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations.

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985, 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978 (43 FR 133359, March 29, 1978), and Delegation Order No. 85-5 of June 27, 1985 (50 FR 27393, July 2, 1985).

ACTION: I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibit, ``Ancient West Mexico: Art and Archaeology of the Unknown Past'' imported from abroad for the temporary exhibition without profit within the United States, are of cultural significance. These objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the listed exhibit objects at The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, from on or about September 5, 1998 through November 22, 1998, and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about December 20, 1998 to March 29, 1999 is in the national interest. Public Notice of these determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neila Sheahan, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, 202/619-5030, and the address is Room 700, U.S. Information Agency, 301 4th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20547-0001.

Dated: July 7, 1998. Les Jin, General Counsel.

[FR Doc. 98-18560Filed7-10-98; 8:45 am]