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Former British Museum Trustee Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

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,...

Underwater Archaeological Museum off Alonissos Wins European Award

The Underwater Archaeological Museum of Peristera, off the Northern Sporades island of Alonissos, which has attracted attention all over Europe, has now won a prestigious European honor for its unique offerings and the sustainable way in which they are...

MEPs Call on Boris Johnson to Return Parthenon Marbles to Greece

Members of the European Parliament from twelve EU member states have called on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to return the Parthenon Marbles, currently housed in the British Museum, to Greece. The representatives from countries across the EU, including Greece,...

When Sean Connery Called for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The first time the now legendary actor Sean Connery visited Greece was in 2001. He was so impressed by his visit to Acropolis that he allegedly exclaimed, "Oh, my God, what an unbelievable place. Why it took me so...

Greece Hails Spirit of Philhellenism in US' Parthenon Sculptures Initiative

Greece has invited the eighteen members of the US House of Representatives who have formally requested, in a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece, to visit the country. Culture Minister Lina...

Members of US Congress Ask Britain to Return Elgin Marbles to Greece

Eighteen members of the House of Representatives urged Britain to open talks "in earnest" for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece in a letter addressed to United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson. The letter stated "The Marbles have been...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...