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Parthenon Marbles Fragment Returns Home to the Acropolis Museum

A fragment of the Parthenon Marbles which returned from Italy to its home at the Acropolis Museum on Monday was welcomed in a special ceremony attended by PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis. The symbolic and practical gesture made by the autonomous region...

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...

Greece Reunites Parthenon Marbles, Piling Pressure on Britain

Greece reunited fragments of the Parthenon Marbles exhibited at the Athens Archaeological Museum to the Acropolis Museum on Monday in a highly symbolic gesture, highlighting the Greek demand for the unification of the artifacts. The handover ceremony at the Acropolis...

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

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

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...

August’s Full Moon Events At Athens’ Acropolis Museum

August's Full Moon will be celebrated at the Acropolis Museum with moonlit dinners at the restaurant to mark the annual spectacle.

Acropolis Museum Celebrates 12th Birthday With New Presentation

The Acropolis Museum, located in the center of Athens, celebrated its twelfth year of operation on Sunday following a long six month closure.

Avgi: Scientists Reconstruct Face of 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.

Athens’ Acropolis Museum Reopens to the World

The director of Athens' Acropolis Museum said that the Museum is looking forward to reopening its gates to the public on Friday, May 14.