Parthenon Marbles

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“The Parthenon Sculptures are a product of theft and therefore, Greece will never recognise ownership and possession by the British Museum” Lina Mendoni, Greek Minister of Culture World Culture Day 2020 – the Ministry of Culture and Sports, in cooperation with the International Committees for the Return of the Parthenon Sculptures, opened a new chapter […]

The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet is described as “stolen Iraqi property” in a civil complaint filed Monday. Federal authorities say the tablet was illegally imported into the US and they want the rare artifact returned to Iraq. The artifact was sold to a US craft store for $1.6 million in an auction for display in the […]

A recent opinion was published by Molly Roberts, Editorial Writer, Washington Post. A well written article which deserves attention. The author among other well-made points, writes: “The problem Bruce’s beneficiaries have now run into is that those one-time “barbarians” have transformed into the rightful inheritors of Hellas. Greece is today revered as the cradle of […]

Ancient Greek Elgin Marbles are on display at the British Museum in London, removed from the Parthenon by Elgin early 1800s, which has sparked a long-running dispute between Greece and Britain. Now the Greek efforts are intensified with the upcoming Brexit. The 27 EU countries hardened their positions and among other clauses, the Draft Brexit […]

The head of a chariot horse from the Parthenon now at the British Museum in London. Photograph: Steve Taylor/Alamy. The Parthenon frieze is about 160m-long of marble artwork depicting deities alongside human figures. Mitsotakis calls on Johnson to return the Parthenon marbles to Athens in 2021 which marks the bicentennial celebration of Independence day. [ […]

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