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Room 18: Greece: Parthenon

Room 18: Greece: Parthenon | Elgin Marbles | Scoop.it
Read an introduction to the Parthenon sculptures gallery at the British Museum, London and watch a video celebrating the sculpture from the ancient Acropolis temple in Athens
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Parthenon Sculptures

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The Parthenon sculptures: an introduction to the Parthenon sculptures in the British Museum, Athens and other public collections
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Video -- Parthenon Marbles Battle -- National Geographic

Video -- Parthenon Marbles Battle -- National Geographic | Elgin Marbles | Scoop.it

 

Presents both sides

 

The Parthenon is among the greatest national treasures of Greece, but important parts of it have been displayed at the British Museum in London for two centuries. Should they be returned to Athens?

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Abroad - Athens Museum Opening Reprises Debate on Elgin Marbles - NYTimes.com

Abroad - Athens Museum Opening Reprises Debate on Elgin Marbles - NYTimes.com | Elgin Marbles | Scoop.it

 

Presents both sides, leans toward send them back to Athens.

 

The new Acropolis Museum in Athens is a $200 million, 226,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art rebuttal to Britain’s argument for keeping the Elgin Marbles.

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Greek Statue Travels Again, but Not to Greece

Greek Statue Travels Again, but Not to Greece | Elgin Marbles | Scoop.it
The British Museum plunged itself into a geopolitical tempest with the loan of one of the famous Elgin marbles of Greece to the Hermitage.
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Greeks lobby for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens - YouTube

Greece has been engaged in a long dispute over some of the worlds most famous sculptures. The sculptures were taken from the Parthenon almost 200 years ago a...
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"Elgin Marbles" CNM Reports

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The Parthenon Marbles, also known as the Elgin Marbles, are a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures inscriptions and architectural members that ori...

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BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Lord Elgin - Saviour or Vandal?

BBC - History - Ancient History in depth: Lord Elgin - Saviour or Vandal? | Elgin Marbles | Scoop.it

Keep them in the UK

 

Mary Beard looks at this controversial figure in archaelolgical discovery.

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