The Elgin Marbles, also known as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of
Classical Greek marble sculptures inscriptions, and architectural pieces that were
The sculptures in London, sometimes known as the 'Elgin Marbles', have been
on permanent public display in the British Museum since 1817, free of charge.
Read an introduction to the Parthenon sculptures gallery at the British ... The
temple's great size and lavish use of white marble was intended to show off the ...
Elgin Marbles, collection of ancient Greek sculptures and architectural details in
the British Museum, London, where they are now called the Parthenon ...
The Elgin Marbles receive their name from the British lord who craftily spirited
them away from Greece. Thomas Bruce, the 7th Earl of Elgin and ambassador to
Jul 10, 2016 ... A cross-party group of MPs has launched a fresh bid to return the so-called Elgin
Marbles to Greece on the 200th anniversary of the British ...
News about Elgin Marbles. Commentary and archival information about Elgin
Marbles from The New York Times.
The Elgin Marbles are a source of controversy between modern Britain and
Greece, being a collection of stone pieces rescued / removed from the ruins of
May 8, 2016 ... Greece has not abandoned the idea of resorting to international justice to
repatriate the Parthenon marbles and is investigating new ways in ...
May 14, 2015 ... Stepping back from a fight with Britain over ownership of the so-called Elgin
marbles, the Greek culture minister has declared that Athens will ...