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Illegal Trade in Antiquities is the Scourge of Millennia

The looting of artifacts has always been a sign of military might or economic power. To combat this illicit traffic in antiquities it is necessary to have a comprehensive international strategy, which allows once and for all to stop...

Parthenon Sculptures Should Be Repatriated, Sunday Times Readers Say

A readers' poll by The Sunday Times showed that 78 percent of participants support the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece.

When Lord Elgin Removed the First Sculptures from the Parthenon

Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin and ambassador of England in Constantinople, stole precious ancient sculptures from the Parthenon to take to England in the late summer of 1801, marking the beginning of the long dispute of their...

British Museum Exec Calls For “Parthenon Partnership” Over Elgin Marbles

Dr Jonathan Williams, deputy director of the British Museum, suggested a "Parthenon partnership" with Greece over the Elgin Marbles.

Reunify the Marbles! Pressure Piles Up on Acropolis Museum Anniversary

Dozens of protesters gathered on Saturday inside the hall that houses the Parthenon Marbles at the British Museum to demand their reunion with those in Athens. The initiative belonged to the British Commission for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles...

Parthenon Marbles “Could be Shared” Between Greece and the UK

The Chair of the British Museum George Osborne said that Greece and the UK could agree on an arrangement where they both share the Parthenon Marbles. Speaking to LBC Radio in London, the former UK Chancellor was asked whether an...

Fagan Fragment Permanently Restored On Parthenon’s Frieze

The Fagan fragment became the first repatriated fragment of the Parthenon sculptures to be restored on the Parthenon frieze.

Italy Set to Permanently Return Fragment of Parthenon to Greece

Italy intends to return the "Fagan fragment," a piece of sculpture from the Parthenon, to Greece permanently, according to a statement released by the Italian Culture Ministry on Friday. The fragment, which was formerly housed in the Antonio Salinas Museum...

British Museum Gives False Hope For Return of Parthenon Marbles

The recent suggestion that the British Museum could return the Parthenon Marbles is a false hope, not a promise. By George Vardas George Osborne, the new Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the British Museum, has just written an op-ed...

Greece Offers to Make a Trade With Britain for the Parthenon Marbles

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis escalated his call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles on Saturday. The PM told The Daily Telegraph that he would be willing to loan the British Museum some of Greece's cultural artifacts in an...