Maya

Groups in Guatemala demand return of Maya throne sent to New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art

Guatemalan law prohibits the export of such artefacts for exhibition, local culture organisations say

Looted Maya frieze once offered to the Metropolitan Museum will be fully restored

The elaborate temple relief, now held by the Museo Nacional de Antropología, was extracted from the Maya jungle in the 1960s and offered to the Met for $400,000

Maya stone monuments to be installed in the Met’s Great Hall

The stelae, on loan from Guatemala, feature life-sized depictions of ancient Indigenous leaders