Parthenon Marbles

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George Clooney with his wife Amal Alamuddin are again in the forefront discussing the fate of the Parthenon Marbles in a recent interview with the British Sunday paper Observer. Clooney with his renewed intervention advocates the return of the Parthenon sculptures, and urges Britain and the British Museum to allow their permanent reunion in their […]

“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. [ […]

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