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Reunite the Parthenon Sculptures is “an act of justice”, says Culture Minister

Greece’s Culture Minister Lina Mendoni said that “the last argument of the British that the Parthenon Sculptures are supposedly safer in this particular Museum than in Athens, in the Acropolis Museum, has collapsed.” In an article published in newspaper tanea, Mendoni commented in the wake of the theft scandal in …

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Parthenon marbles could be seen both in London and Athens, says British Museum

The UK is working on a new arrangement with Greece through which the Parthenon Sculptures could be seen both in London and in Athens, British Museum chair George Osborne said on Thursday, describing it as a win-win situation. Osborne, a former finance minister, reiterated that the museum was having constructive …

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Deal between Greece & British Museum on Parthenon Marbles?

Greece’s Culture Ministry declined to confirm a report on Tuesday that the British Museum and the Acropolis Museum are nearing an agreement on the gradual return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece. According to Bloomberg news agency, such an agreement would foresee that a part of the Parthenon Sculptures would …

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British Museum in talks on Parthenon Sculptures?

The British Museum has pledged not to dismantle its collection, following a report that the institution’s chairman has held secret talks with Greece’s prime minister over the return of the Parthenon Sculptures, also known as the Elgin Marbles. The report by the Greek newspaper Ta Nea is the latest twist …

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British Museum optimistic about “Parthenon Marbles Partnership” with Greece

Deputy director of the British Museum, Jonathan Williams, said that a new “cultural exchange” agreement may be on the cards, stressing that this could be a breakthrough on the deadlock over the Parthenon Marbles. The proposal is that the ancient sculptures will loaned only if they are returned to London …

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Parthenon Marbles: Greeks and Brits protest inside the British Museum

Greeks and Brits raised their voice and staged a protesters inside the British Museum hall where the Parthenon Marbles are displayed demanding for the return to Greece. The protesters unfurled banners and Greek flags. English author and honorary Greek citizen Victoria Hislop presented a cake with candles representing the 13 …

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