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Elgin’s Descendant Claims Parthenon Marbles Were a Gift

The Parthenon Marbles were not stolen but were given by an Ottoman Sultan to Lord Elgin, claims a descendant of the man who took...

British Historian Claims Elgin Marbles are Fakes

British historian Nigel Konstam has published a booklet arguing that many of the works stolen from the Parthenon by Lord Elgin in the 1800s...

The Parthenon Marbles are Back in the News

An exhibition of Auguste Rodin sculptures at the British Museum might bring back in the news the ongoing issue of the repatriation of the...

Students at Louvre and British Museum Urging for Return of Greek Antiquities [photos]

Two Greek students decided to show their Greek heritage by photographing themselves with Greek flags in front of artifacts from Greek antiquity at the...

The British Museum Sunken Cities Exhibit Showcases Greek-Egyptian Ancient Ties

The British Museum will be displaying over 200 artifacts excavated off the coast of Egypt near Alexandria from 1996 to 2012. The exhibit titled...

Eddie O’Hara, Champion for Parthenon Marbles Reunification Dies

Eddie O'Hara, former Merseyside MP and British university lecturer, died at the age of 78 on May 28 after suffering from chronic respiratory problems....

Ancient Greek Statue Illegally Taken From Libya to the UK

A UK judge ruled that a 1.5-million-GBP ancient Greek statue was illegally transferred from a world heritage site in Libya to the United Kingdom....

Homer’s Iliad to Become Epically Viral This Summer

One of the most brilliant epic poems in ancient history, The Iliad, is set for a marathon performance this summer as part of Almeida Greeks Festival. Theater...

British Museum to Air 30-Minute Greek Art Presentation

The British Museum in London has organized a live-streaming presentation of its hit exhibition “Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art,” set to air on...

British Museum Showcases Greek Jewelry

The British Museum will be hosting an exhibition entitled “Defining beauty: the body in ancient Greek art” from March 26 to July 5, 2015....