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Five Caryatids in Athens Still Waiting for Their Lonely Sister

The Erechtheion, the ancient Greek temple held up by statues known as Caryatids, was dedicated to the gods Athena and Poseidon; it still stands on the Athens Acropolis, like the Parthenon just meters away, as a testament of the...

Greek Actor Manolis Emmanouel, Who Moved “Stonehenge” for Safekeeping

Greek actor Manolis Emmanouel moved a fake Stonehenge for Safekeeping on YouTube, advocating the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece.

Acropolis Museum in Athens Deserves to Welcome Parthenon Sculptures

UNESCO recently called for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Athens from the British Museum, but the appeal has fallen on deaf ears. By Alexis Georgoulis - (MEP European Left) The day that UNESCO called for the return of the...

UNESCO Urges Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has made a momentous decision to urge the return of the Parthenon Marbles from the British Museum, according to a statement from Greece’s Culture Minister on Thursday. Culture Minister Lina Mendoni...

William St Clair: The Tireless Campaigner for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles

When William St Clair passed away on June 30, Greece lost one of the most ardent campaigners for the return of the Parthenon Marbles. The Parthenon Marbles are a collection of sculptures taken from the Parthenon frieze by Lord Elgin...

British Museum Damage Raises Concerns Over Parthenon Sculptures

A roof that has been leaking was reported as the reason why the gallery of the Parthenon sculptures of the British Museum has not opened to the public yet.

July 31, 1801: The Day Elgin Took the First Parthenon Sculptures

It was July 31, 1801 when the 7th Earl of Elgin took down the first-ever Parthenon sculptures in Athens to take to Britain.

Germany Shows the Way for Parthenon Sculptures Return to Greece

Germany announced they reached an agreement with Nigeria to return the Benin Bronzes, in a move similar to the Parthenon sculptures issue.

A New Greek Revolution for the Parthenon Sculptures

Recent comments by British PM Boris Johnson continue to highlight the British side’s intransigence on the issue of the Parthenon sculptures.

US Lawmakers Call for the Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

US lawmakers introduced a resolution in Congress on Thursday calling on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.