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Elgin Marbles - Wikipedia


The Elgin Marbles, also known as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures inscriptions, and architectural pieces that were  ...

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  ...

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 ...

Elgin Marbles | Greek sculpture | Britannica.com


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

First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out ...


Jul 19, 2016 ... The first-ever legal bid to force the UK to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece has been thrown out by the European Court of Human Rights.

Why are the Elgin marbles so controversial – and everything else ...


Dec 5, 2014 ... The British Museum has lent one of the Elgin Marbles to Russia. But what are they and why the diplomatic row?

Elgin Marbles - The New York Times


News about Elgin Marbles. Commentary and archival information about Elgin Marbles from The New York Times.

Parthenon Marbles


Dedicated to securing the return of the Elgin Marbles to the new Acropolis Museum in Athens. Includes a history of the marbles taken from the Acropolis and  ...

Greece knows there is no legal right to the Elgin Marbles - that's why ...


May 14, 2015 ... The Greek government has finally acknowledged that the British Museum is the lawful owner of the “Elgin Marbles”. That, at least, is the logical ...

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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