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Italy Returns Parthenon Marbles Fragment to Greece in Nudge to UK

Italy is returning a fragment of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, authorities in Greece and Italy said on Wednesday in a move that adds new pressure on the British Museum to send its own pieces of the works back...

Who Beheaded The Kritios Boy, the Masterpiece of Ancient Greek Art?

The Kritios Boy, a statue displayed at the Acropolis Museum is one of the most important works of ancient Greek art and the most characteristic of the so-called "Severe Style". The statue’s torso was found in 1865-1866 southeast of the...

Ten of the Acropolis Museum’s Most Beautiful Exhibits

The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities

Greek Artist Performs Under the Acropolis for Grammy Series

Greek singer George Perris performed his song "No Armor" under the beauty of the Acropolis as part of the Grammys' new "Global Spin" series. The video of the performance, which was released on Tuesday, highlights not only the beauty of...

UN Adopts Greek Proposal for the Return of Stolen Cultural Property

The General Assembly of the United Nations unanimously adopted Greece's resolution on the return of cultural property to its rightful owners in a plenary session on Monday. The resolution that was proposed by Greece, was titled “Return or restitution of...

Majestic Acropolis Lighting Wins International Award

Eleftheria Deko, the designer behind the new lighting of Acropolis won the LIT Lighting Design of the Year Award for 2021. The new lighting of one of the most recognizable landmarks in the world was unveiled in September 2020 during...

The Oldest Photograph of the Acropolis

French photographer and draughtsman Joseph-Philibert Girault de Prangey took the first-ever photograph of the Acropolis of Athens in 1842.

The Secrets of the Ancient Neighborhood Beneath the Acropolis

The ancient neighborhood beneath the Acropolis Musum reveals life in ancient Athens long before the Parthenon and the sculptures on the Acropolis

UNESCO: Every Person Must Visit These 18 Greek Monuments

UNESCO the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, has bestowed a total 1,154 sites with the title of "World Heritage Monuments," and 18 of them are located in Greece. If you are ever fortunate enough to go to the...

Parthenon Marbles Off Limits to British Museum Visitors

For those keeping track of the British Museum's treatment of the Parthenon Marbles, the statues and friezes taken by Lord Elgin from atop the Acropolis in 1801, the news is not good. The gallery where they were displayed has now...