Posts Tagged ‘marbles’

Greece will insist on the return of the Parthenon Marbles, Mendoni says

Culture and Sports Minister Lina Mendoni said in an interview with SKAI radio on Friday that “Greece will continue to demand the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens and their reunification with the Parthenon. At all levels, both on the level of public opinion but also via the processes of UNESCO.” According to Mendoni,… […]

Are the Controversial Elgin Marbles Finally Destined for Athens?

For over a decade, staff at The British Museum refused to even discuss returning the controversially procured Elgin Marbles to Greece. Now, they’re sitting around a table with Greek heritage officials. Read more Section:  Artifacts Other Artifacts News History & Archaeology Ancient Places Europe Read Later  Source

“Secret” Scans of Elgin Marbles Could Feed into Demands for Their Return

Researchers from the Oxford-based Institute of Digital Archaeology (IDA) have “secretly” made 3D scans of the controversial Elgin Marbles inside the British Museum. The idea is to create “perfect” replicas chiseled by a robot sculptor, which could then force the hand of the British government to return the original Elgin Marbles to Greece. The Museum […]

Somalian Attacker of White Women Won’t Face Hate Crimes Charges

It’s been two weeks since an Atlanta-area mother and her daughter were attacked at their home by a burqa-clad Muslim woman who stole the American flag from their front yard and charged at them, swinging the flagpole at the mother’s head. The family says their lives have been turned upside down by the attack, and […]

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