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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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First ever photograph of the Acropolis Parthenon dated 1839

The first ever photograph of the Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens was taken in August 1839, two months after the presentation of Daquereotype. The picture was shot by Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, a French businessman and amateur daguerreotypist, famous for being the first to photograph the Acropolis of Athens …

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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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France to lend Parthenon metope to Greece for 2021 celebrations

French President Emmanuel Macro has accepted the proposal by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to lend a metope from the Parthenon currently at the Louvre Museum to Greece. The metope that is displayed at the Louvre Museum will be exhibited at the Acropolis Museum in Athens during the 2021 celebrations …

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Important Monuments of Ancient Greece on one …beach

The Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Ancient Theater of Epidaurus were spotted all in one place on the beach Psili Ammo in Tolo by Naflpio on Saturday afternoon. An unknown artist created the exceptional constructions out of sand. With excessive patience, talent and skills, the artist or the artists modeled …

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