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Import Restrictions on Archaeological and Ethnological Material from Mali Extended

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued a final rule extending through Sept. 19, 2022, restrictions on imports of specified materials from Mali. These restrictions have been expanded and now apply to (a) archaeological material from the Paleolithic Era to approximately the mid-18th century, including figures, statues, and vessels of ceramics/terra cotta/fired clay; leather clothing; figures, statues, and jewelry of metal; tools and other objects of stone; glass beads; cotton, vegetable fiber, and wool articles; figures, statues, utensils, agricultural and hunting implements, and musical instruments of wood; and (b) manuscripts on paper dating between the 12th and 20th centuries. More information can be found here.

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