Panama Seeks To Halt German Auction Of Pre-Columbian Objects
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Tue 21st September 2021 | 11:10 AM
Panama City, Sept 21 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 21st Sep, 2021 ) :Panama has called for a German auction house to withdraw from sale seven pre-Columbian artifacts believed to be part of the Central American country's heritage.
The country's foreign ministry said it had asked Munich-based Gerhard Hirsch Nachfolger to produce export permits for the pieces, set to go under the hammer Tuesday.
According to the auction house's website, the seven Cocle Parita- and Cocle Conte-style pottery vessels are among more than 300 pre-Hispanic objects from Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia and Peru set for auction Tuesday.