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A so true quote from Things That Never Made It Into Print…
“…that were (Marbles) sawed off by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, in the early 1800s while ambassador of the British Empire while Greece was under Ottoman occupation. So the British were actually allies — or partners — in this theft.

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A perspective from Things That Never Made It Into Print…

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Greece just returned a piece of the Parthenon temple frieze back to Italy, following the “expiry of the loan” as per Italian officials. Italy, with a nice gesture, had sent the piece to the Acropolis Museum in October 2008.

Since the Acropolis Museum opened, several sculpture fragments have been handed over to museum for good.

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See also: Foolish Thoughts, Silly Notions… About The Parthenon Marbles

The questioning about where the Parthenon Marbles belong, has started as far back as 120 years ago. It is worth reading the original text by Constantine Cavafy written in 1891.

This was a two-day historic conference in Cairo with representatives from 25 countries whose heritage has been stolen over the years.

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Interest twist in this article by Daniel Korski hinting to boost popularity of the Greek government with the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

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