9 April 2015

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Parthenon Marbles: British Museum And UK Ministers Snub Unesco Mediation Offer

The international campaign promoting the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece has had a set back when both the British Museum and the UK Government refused to attend talks with Unesco last month. Culture Minister Ed Vaizey explained that they believed the Greek call for mediation was just another way of saying return. “We have seen nothing […]

11 December 2014

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Give Elgin Marbles Back: British Public Support Dwindles To 25%

The Elgin Marbles, also known as the Parthenon Marbles, which were scrubbed clean, whitened and preserved by the British Museum have created long standing international controversy. The question of whether or not the surviving sculptures from the Parthenon should now be given back to Greece, has been the subject of public discussion for decades. The […]

5 December 2014

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Parthenon Marbles On Loan To Russian Museum

The headless statue of a Greek river-god, Ilissos, which is part of the Parthenon marbles, has been allowed to leave Britain for the first time through a loan of a sculpture to a Russian museum. The work will go on display in the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg on today to help celebrate the […]