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Elgin marbles
[el-gin, -jin]
a group of Greek sculptures of the 5th century b.c., originally on the Parthenon in Athens, and supposedly sculptured under the direction of Phidias: presently in the British Museum in London.
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Elgin Marbles - Wikipedia


The Elgin Marbles, also known as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures -made under the supervision of the architect and ...

British Museum - Parthenon Sculptures


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.

The Elgin Marbles - Top 10 Plundered Artifacts - TIME


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  ...

Elgin Marbles | Greek sculpture | Britannica.com


Jan 28, 2011 ... Elgin Marbles, collection of ancient Greek sculptures and architectural details in the British Museum, London, where they are now called the ...

MPs introduce Bill to return 'Elgin Marbles' to Greece 200 years after ...


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 ...

The History of the Elgin Marbles: Past, Present and Future


To fully understand the significance of the Elgin Marbles for both Greece and Britain, we must begin with the construction of the Parthenon in Athens.

Greece looks to international justice to regain Parthenon marbles ...


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 ...

Elgin Marbles - The New York Times


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