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Parthenon Marbles Perfect Replica Unveiled in London

The first perfect replica of a Parthenon sculpture was presented at the Freud Museum in London on Tuesday by the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA). What makes the replica of the sculpture fascinating is that it is carved from...

Stephen Fry Offers ‘Win-Win Solution’ for the Parthenon Marbles

English actor, director, and writer Stephen Fry made an emotional and powerful appeal for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. Fry who has been advocating for a long time for the return of the artifacts held at the...

Acropolis Museum President, Dimitris Pandermalis, Dies at 82

The president of the board of directors of the Acropolis Museum, Professor Dimitris Pandermalis, has died, according to an announcement issued by the culture ministry and the Acropolis Museum. The career of Dimitris Pandermalis is full of top achievements in...

Acropolis Museum Celebrates August Full Moon With Free Music Performance

The Acropolis Museum in Athens is set to celebrate the August full moon on Friday, August 12, with a free music performance.

Reunification of Parthenon Marbles is ‘an International Demand’

The reunification of the Parthenon Marbles is an international demand and not a dispute between the UK and Greece, the director of the Acropolis Museum said on Tuesday. “The issue of the Parthenon Sculptures is not a dispute between the...

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 to 1866 southeast...

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

Acropolis Museum Marks 13th Anniversary with Half-Price Ticket

The Acropolis Museum will mark its thirteenth anniversary on Monday, June 20th by offering all visitors half-price tickets of five euros for all its exhibition areas. At 3 pm, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy music by the Woodwind...

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

The Face of Avgi, the 9,000 Year-Old Teen From Mesolithic Greece

A reconstruction of the face of Avgi, a teenager who lived in Mesolithic Greece, around 7,000 BC, stuns viewers.