New App Brings Acropolis of Athens Back to Life
A new mobile phone app will enable visitors to view the Acropolis in all its 5th century BC grandeur. The new app uses cutting-edge virtual and augmented reality technology, together with artificial intelligence and 5G to recreate the form of...
Austria in Talks to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece
Austria will return two pieces of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday. "I am very pleased that technical discussions are taking place between the Kunsthistorische Museum and the Acropolis Museum on mutual loans of...
‘To Divide is to Destroy’: The Parthenon Marbles and the Integrity of Monuments
As the Vatican Museums become the latest collection to return Parthenon marbles to Athens, the British Museum continues to give short shrift to Greece’s calls for repatriation. By Catharine Titi One of the most surprising claims the British Museum makes when...
Vatican Returns Parthenon Marbles to Greece
The Vatican and Greece are finalizing a deal for the return of three Parthenon marbles that have been in the collection of the Vatican Museums for two centuries. The fragments are expected to arrive in Athens later this month, with...
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...
Parthenon Marbles’ Return to Greece “Difficult, but Not Impossible”
Achieving an agreement for the permanent return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece by the British Museum "is difficult, but not impossible," said Culture and Sports Minister Lina Mendoni in Parliament on Monday. Responding to a parliamentary question calling on...
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 Parthenon Marbles Can Be Loaned to Greece and Never Return
Greece insisted on Monday that Britain permanently return the Parthenon Marbles that have been in British possession for two centuries, adding that negotiations about their fate were "not easy." "The objective is their definitive return," government spokesman Yiannis Oikonomou said...
Parthenon Marbles Could Be Returned to Greece Under ‘Long-Term Loan’ Deal
The Greek Culture & Sports Ministry declined to confirm reports that the British Museum and the Acropolis Museum are nearing an agreement on the gradual return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece. Bloomberg and the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday...
Greek Revolution-Era Costumes Come Back to Life in Stunning Exhibition
The emblematic photoshoot of original Greek Revolution-era costumes which launched in 2021 at the National History Museum of Athens and then traveled to South Korea, can be viewed at the Acropolis Museum with free entry from Tuesday, December 20,...