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, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharoahs”, 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 Michael C. Carlos Museum, from on or about November 8, 2008, until on or about May 31, 2009; the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, from on or about July 1, 2009, to on or about November 1, 2009; the Phoenix Art Museum, from on or about December 12, 2009, to on or about May 31, 2010; The Denver Art Museum, from on or about July 1, 2010, to on or about January 2, 2011; the Science Museum of Minnesota, from on or about February 12, 2011, to on or about August 28, 2011; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, from on or about October 8, 2011, to on or about April 15, 2012; Pacific Science Center, from on or about May 22, 2012, to on or about December 31, 2012; and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Carol B. Epstein, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202/453-8048). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.Start Signature
Dated: April 28, 2008.
C. Miller Crouch,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E8-9975 Filed 5-5-08; 8:45 am]
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