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British Museum Director: “Greece Not Legal Owner of Parthenon Marbles”

It has been over 200 years since Greece was robbed of its famous marble Parthenon sculptures, known around the world as the so-called “Elgin...

New Findings from 1802 Shipwreck Which Carried Acropolis Antiquities

New findings came to light following research conducted on the remains of the British ship "Mentor," that sunk off of Kythera island in 1802...

Brexit Makes Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece More Compelling: The Guardian

An opinion article in The Guardian argues in favor of the return of the Parthenon sculptures now that Britain is detaching itself from the...

1801: When Lord Elgin Removed the First Sculptures from Parthenon to Take to England

It was late July, early August 1801 when Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin, ambassador of England in Constantinople, took down sculptures from...

Twelve Countries Back Greece over Return of Parthenon Sculptures

A UNESCO committee has called for talks between Britain and Greece over the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens, with no less than 12 nations...

Greece Seeks Parthenon Sculpture from German Museum

Greece’s government is officially asking a German museum for the return of a head sculpture which once graced the Athens Parthenon. The sculpture, a centaur's...

Greek Olympians Plan to Protest the Kidnapping of the Greek Marbles by Dressing as...

A group of Greek Olympians have decided to protest Britain's refusal to return the Parthenon sculptures to Greece by protesting inside the British Museum; where...

U.S. President Barack Obama at Acropolis

U.S. President Barack Obama visited Acropolis on Wednesday morning, on the second day of his official visit to Greece. The visit to Acropolis and Parthenon,...

Greek Ministry of Culture Evicts Melina Mercouri Foundation

The Greek ministry of culture has decided to evict the Melina Mercouri Foundation from its building in Plaka, Athens, in order to house one of...

UN Resolution Calls for Return of Parthenon Sculptures to Greece

The United Nations unanimously adopted a resolution in favor of the return of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum to Athens, a little...

Greece Will Not Further Pursue the Return of Parthenon Marbles

Culture Minister Aristides Baltas decided that Athens will no longer claim the return of the Parthenon sculptures from the British Museum in fear that...

Greece’s Acropolis Museum Celebrates 6th Birthday

The Acropolis Museum in Athens, Greece, is becoming six years old today, June 20, and has already welcomed 8 million visitors from Greece and...

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