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Parthenon Marbles

The Parthenon Marbles Should Return to Athens, The Times Says

The Parthenon Marbles belong to Athens and they should now return, The Times of London, Britain's leading newspaper, says in its main editorial on Wednesday. It is a spectacular u-turn for the Times which admits that for decades it had resisted...

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...

Italy Returns Parthenon Marbles Fragment to Greece in Nudge to UK

Italy is returning a fragment of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, authorities in Greece and Italy said on Wednesday in a move that adds new pressure on the British Museum to send its own pieces of the works back...

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...

Former UK Culture Minister Says Parthenon Marbles Should be Returned

Greece's iconic Parthenon Marbles should be returned to Greece, a former UK culture minister told the press in a podcast on Wednesday. During the interview, with hosts Charlotte Burns and Allan Schwartzman, Ed Vaizey gave his support to restoring the Marbles...

Ground-Breaking Proposal for Return of Parthenon Marbles

British actor and longtime activist Stephen Fry has a new idea for the return of the Parthenon Marbles which has quite a unique twist, one that uses virtual reality to allow visitors to see them reunited together in Athens...

UN Adopts Greek Proposal for the Return of Stolen Cultural Property

The General Assembly of the United Nations unanimously adopted Greece's resolution on the return of cultural property to its rightful owners in a plenary session on Monday. The resolution that was proposed by Greece, was titled “Return or restitution of...

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...

British Museum Hints at Lending the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The new president of the British Museum, George Osborne, hinted that they may lend the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Italy Returns Parthenon Marble to Greece, Piling Pressure on British Museum

The Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports announced this week that Italy will return a fragment of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, a move which adds pressure on the British Museum to follow suit and return the magnificent Parthenon...