Parthenon Marbles

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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. [ […]

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 […]

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