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The UK Again Rejects the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The UK once again signaled its opposition to the return of the Parthenon Marbles in Greece claiming that such a move would spark a wave of demands for the return of other artifacts held in Britain. Appearing on Wednesday before...

Secret Talks Held Over Return of Parthenon Sculptures Report Says

Private talks have taken place concerning the return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece according to the Greek newspaper Ta Nea. The report stated that the chairman of the British Museum, George Osborne, has discussed the status of the...

UK PM Liz Truss Crashes Greece’s Hopes for a Deal on Parthenon Marbles

The UK Prime Minister Liz Truss rejected suggestions that an agreement can be made with Greece over sharing the Parthenon Marbles during a TV interview on Tuesday. When asked about a possible deal, Truss told the TV and radio channel...

John Oliver Makes Parthenon Marbles Case; Blasts British Museum

John Oliver blasted the British Museum over its refusal to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece in his latest show Last Week Tonight with John Oliver aired by HBO on Sunday. He offered his distinct perspective with humor and sarcasm...

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...