U.S. returns more than 900 stolen artifacts to Mali

A high-necked polychrome pot, created sometime between 1100 and 1400 B.C.E., was among the more than 900 items returned to Mali. Courtesy of Homeland Security Investigations

Mali has received more than 900 archeological and ethnographic objects seized by American customs.

Prime Minister Choguel Kokala Maiga alongside the American Ambassador to Mali Dennis B. Hankins received the artifacts including large funeral urns, Dogon burial vessel, a unique ceremonial cup, stone axes, pottery, and bracelets.

Abdullahi Hassan reports.

Mali Prime Minister Choguel Kokala Maiga

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