Parthenon Marbles

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

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A so true quote from Things That Never Made It Into Print… “…that were (Marbles) sawed off by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, in the early 1800s while ambassador of the British Empire while Greece was under Ottoman occupation. So the British were actually allies — or partners — in this theft.“ Full article […]

Two videos: The Parthenon Marbles Battle | The Egyptian Treasures   Egypt Wants The Treasures BackRosetta Stone, the icon of Egyptian artifacts   Courtesy The National Geographic Specials Videos The Treasure Wars

A perspective from Things That Never Made It Into Print… See full article and comments…

The questioning about where the Parthenon Marbles belong, has started as far back as 120 years ago. It is worth reading the original text by Constantine Cavafy written in 1891.

This was a two-day historic conference in Cairo with representatives from 25 countries whose heritage has been stolen over the years. See full article and coments…