Parthenon Marbles

Hellenic Electronic Center (HEC) For the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles

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Some day “Greek treasures”, Parthenon Marbles/Sculptures, Caryatid, Winged Victory of Samothrace, Aphrodite (Venus) de Milo and others, will return where they belong and then Greece will rise again and be completed as a country… Read more and watch short film 

Hellena, a singer and songwriter released a new single calling on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles back to their origins in Greece. Read more and see the video in the page: The Parthenon Song

Dame Janet Suzman, chair of the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon marbles and actress in an article on Saturday to Nea newspaper answers to the director of the British Museum. “I am neither an intellect nor an academic. My position in the committee is of a simple visitor of the museum and […]

These actions are nothing less but Looting of artifacts, and the ones who removing them from their place of origins are thieves.  “It’s a matter of principle, similar to the Elgin Marbles,” Fareed Yasseen, Iraq’s ambassador to the United States, tells NPR. “The (Parthenon) Elgin Marbles are marble sculptures that stood in the Acropolis of Athens […]

Easter Islanders Ask British Museum to Return Sacred Statue, Offering Replica in Return The Rapa Nui community has offered a basalt replica of the eight-foot, four-ton sculpture called Hoa Hakananai’a, which was stolen in 1868.  “The eight-foot-tall Moai sculpture at the British Museum is called Hoa Hakananai’a, which translates to “the stolen or hidden friend.” This […]