Ancient West Mexico: Jade in Ancient Costa Rica,

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


[Page 37624-37625]

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Art Objects; Importation for Exhibition; Jade in Ancient Costa Rica

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

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October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985, 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978 (43 FR 13359, March 29, 1978), and Delegation Order No. 85-5 of June 27, 1985 (50 FR 27393, July 2, 1975).

ACTION: I hereby determine that the objects on the list specified below, to be included in the exhibit, ``Jade in Ancient Costa Rica,'' 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 Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, New York, from on or about September 15, 1998, to on or about February 28, 1999, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jacqueline Caldwell, Assistant General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, 202/619-6982, and the address is Room 700, U.S. Information Agency, 301 4th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20547-0001.

Dated: July 8, 1998. Les Jin, General Counsel.

[FR Doc. 98-18559Filed7-10-98; 8:45 am]