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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.

Greece Hits Back at Boris Johnson Over the Parthenon Marbles

Greece responded on Friday to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson who ruled out the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens

Boris Johnson Rules Out Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson ruled out the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

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,...