Heidelberg Museum Discusses Return of Erechtheion Fragments to Greece

The Culture ministry announced on Friday, that curators at the Museum of Ancient History Heidelberg have expressed their intention to return fragments of the Erechtheion to Greece.

Erechtheion is the ancient Greek temple on the north side of the Acropolis.

The announcement follows a meeting on Thursday between Culture Minister Aristides Baltas and the President of the German Committee for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles; Dr. Reinhard Stupperich. The meeting was also attended by the head of the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill and the Chair of Marbles Reunited; Andrew George.
“We keep all our options open,” Baltas said after the meeting and thanked foreign representatives for the active support they offer to the Greek State.
 (Source: ANA-MPA)


  1. This is fabulous news. Now ask the Louvre and the Vatican. Let’s get the small steps in motion