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Vatican hands over three Parthenon fragments to Greece

Τhree marble fragments of the Parthenon temple kept at the Vatican Museums were presented to Greece as a gift for the Acropolis Museum at a ceremony in the Holy See on Tuesday. The gift is a personal decision by Pope Francis to Archbishop Hieronymos of Athens and All Greece. Τhe …

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Pope Francis “donates” Parthenon fragments to Archbishop Ieronymus

Pope Francis will return three fragments of the Parthenon sculptures which have been held in the Vatican museums, in the form of a “donation” to the head of the Greek Orthodox Church, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Ieronymos II. The three fragments consist of the heads of a boy, …

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Ten rare Parthenon fragments return “home” to the Acropolis Museum

Ten fragments of the sculptural decoration of the Parthenon will be transferred to the Acropolis Museum from the warehouse of the National Archaeological Museum, where they have been kept until now. The fragments include parts of human figures from the eastern and southern frieze of the Parthenon and its northern …

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