Parthenon Marbles

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

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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 […]

Guidance on restitution and repatriation for UK museums. It seems there is some movement by the UK government and the Arts Council England, soliciting “new guidance for the UK museum sector on the restitution and repatriation of cultural objects“. The following solicitation has been posted on 10-Jan-2020 to Contracts Finding by  The Arts Council England […]

According to an announcement by the Athens Bar Association, in execution of the plenary session of the Greek Bar Association Presidents and recognizing the national character of the effort and the need for broader representation and participation, an invitation to nominate representatives was sent to 58 countries. including Universities, NGOs, Higher Unions and Scientific Institutions. […]

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. [ […]