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EU Warns Returning the Parthenon Marbles Might Be a Price For a Trade Deal With Britain

A draft of a document from top EU diplomats was revealed on Tuesday, showing that the Union is considering attaching a demand for the UK to return the Parthenon sculptures to Greece to its post-Brexit negotiations' slate of requests. The...

1943 Letter Reveals British Museum Trustee Wanted to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Greece's Ta Nea newspaper published on Friday an explosive two-page letter written by British art historian Kenneth Clark dating back to 1943. The heretofore unknown letter portrays the famous art historian's strong desire to return the Parthenon Marbles to the city...

Acropolis Museum Debunks Claims Elgin Had Sultan's Permission to Obtain Marbles

Dimitris Pantermalis, a professor and the curator of the Acropolis Museum, debunked on Monday claims that the Earl of Elgin had obtained permission from the Ottoman Sultan to transport the Parthenon Marbles from Athens to London. Speaking at the international...

Parthenon Marbles Returning to Greece? UN Supports Greek Resolution

Following the discussion of a draft resolution brought to the United Nation's General Assembly by Greece, the body adopted without a vote a resolution for the ''return or restitution of cultural property to the countries of origin'' on December...

Eddie O’Hara, Champion for Parthenon Marbles Reunification Dies

Eddie O'Hara, former Merseyside MP and British university lecturer, died at the age of 78 on May 28 after suffering from chronic respiratory problems. He will be remembered for his commitment to the British campaign championing the return of...

George Clooney on Parthenon Marbles: Bring Them Back!

George Clooney urged the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece. "It is the right thing to do," said the Hollywood actor and director during a press conference for his film “The Monuments Men” at the Berlin Film...

Cameron: Britain Will Keep Parthenon Marbles

British Prime Minister David Cameron has reiterated that England will keep the stolen Parthenon Marbles plundered from the Acropolis nearly 200 years ago by a British diplomat because he doesn’t believe in “returnism.” Cameron cited the marbles, stolen goods sold...