In the 18th century, archaeologist Louis-Francois-Sebastien Fauvel competed with Lord Elgin for the Parthenon Marbles, pieces of which he eventually took back to his native France. Millions of words have been written about the so-called "Elgin Marbles," the Parthenon sculptures...
England expects "football's coming home," yet Greece has been expecting their Parthenon Marbles to come back home for two centuries.
Germany announced they reached an agreement with Nigeria to return the Benin Bronzes, in a move similar to the Parthenon sculptures issue.
UK Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden rejected the chance of the UK returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece, calling the idea "impossible."
Bilirakis and Moloney will celebrate the Greek Bicentennial and call on the UK to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
US lawmakers introduced a resolution in Congress on Thursday calling on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
Greece responded on Friday to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson who ruled out the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens
The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson ruled out the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.
George Clooney called for the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece saying that “the Sculptures must be returned to their original owner.”
Noted British sculptor and former Trustee of the British Museum Sir Antony Gormley came out for the return of the Parthenon Marbles on Wednesday, saying "I would be happy to return them." In an interview with the magazine British Archaeology,...