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Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: 'Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture, 5th to 8th...

January 22, 2014

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: 'Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture, 5th to 8th Century' Notice Posted in Federal Register WASHINGTON , Jan. 22 -- The U.S. Department of State published the following notice in the Federal Register : Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: "Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture, 5th to 8th Century" A Notice by the State Department on 01/22/2014 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 , the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat . 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999 , and Delegation of Authority No. 236-3 of August 28, 2000 , I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition, "Lost Kingdoms of Early Southeast Asia: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture, 5th to 8th Century," imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States , are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Metropolitan Museum of Art , New York, New York , from on or about April 14, 2014 , until on or about July 27, 2014 , and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register . FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning , Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser , U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202-632-6469). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA -5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522-0505. Dated: January 10, 2014 . Evan Ryan , Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs , Department of State . [FR Doc. 2014-01164 Filed 1-21-14; 8:45 am ] BILLING CODE 4710-05-P TNS 30TacordaCheng-140121-4609742 30TacordaCheng


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