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 […]

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. [ […]

The Parthenon metope (right) currently displayed at the Louvre will be going to Athens in light of the upcoming bicentennial celebrations of the War of Independence, in 2021. The French President Emmanuel Macron accepted the proposal of the Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to loan Parthenon artifact from the Louvre to Greece. The piece of […]

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