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.
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 ...
Elgin Marbles, collection of ancient Greek sculptures and architectural details in
the British Museum, London, where they are now called the Parthenon ...
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.
Dec 5, 2014 ... The British Museum has lent one of the Elgin Marbles to Russia. But what are
they and why the diplomatic row?
News about Elgin Marbles. Commentary and archival information about Elgin
Marbles from The New York Times.
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
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 ...