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Parthenon Marbles: What does the British Museum’s proposal for ‘collaboration with Greece’ mean?

By Guy Martin It is the most famous and unfortunately one of the biggest appropriations of art by the British Empire during the 19th century. The reason for the cutting and removal of large parts of...

A British museum is returning artefacts to the country from which they were taken for the first time

The city of Glasgow, Scotland, announced today that it will return seven Indian artefacts that were looted during the colonial period, stressing that this is the first time a British museum has made such a move. Six...

L. Mendoni: The sculptures of the Parthenon are in the British Museum as a product of theft

"The architectural sculptures of the Parthenon are in the British Museum as a product of theft. Therefore, Greece cannot recognize any right of ownership, possession and prefecture over them," said Culture Minister Lina Mendoni, speaking earlier...

President of the British Museum: ‘Greece and Britain could share the Parthenon Sculptures’

The president of the British Museum in London has said he is open to an agreement with Athens to allow the two sides to share the Parthenon marbles, which are at the center of a long-running...

British Museum: ‘We will lend Elgin Marbles to Greece’

In an article in the Times of London, the new president of the British Museum says that they are open to lend the "Elgin Marbles" to Greece. George Osborne, Cameron's former finance minister, took over as president...