Elgin Marbles

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a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures and fragments of architecture created by Phidias

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Little wonder then on the muted response to the Elgin Marbles.
If the Elgin Marbles, for example, were hosted in an exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, I would imagine the response would be incredibly enthusiastic.
If your answer is positive then the priority should go to Elgin marbles since they were stolen almost two centuries ago.
It's the same question with the Elgin Marbles and all these other things.
He rejected the concept of "returnism", arguing that treasures such as the Greek Elgin Marbles brought back to the UK during the imperial period should remain in British museums, while being made available to be "properly shared" with institutions abroad.
Desperate times call for desperate measures, as proved by Arsenal's decision to loan the Elgin Marbles to the British Museum and the Greek government's shock appointment of Gervinho as Finance Minister.
I am sure we could bung them a few quid for the Elgin Marbles, if they promise to stop banging on about how we stole them.
The UK will be so shamed internationally that it will be forced to hand back the Elgin Marbles to Greece.
Tracing the Parthenon sculptures' eventful history over two millennia, he goes on: 'There is a sense to me of the Elgin Marbles being fragmented and lost.
8 The Elgin Marbles, housed in the British Museum, are the work of which Greek sculptor?
The protection and preservation of cultural heritage has generally been represented by the debate over the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece or the world-wide outrage of the destruction of Buddhist statues in Afghanistan.
Greece, which wants the return of a collection of ancient Greek sculptures known as the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum, and Italy would be among the countries invited.
The demand follows the decades-old tussle between Britain and Greece over the Elgin Marbles.
In his later years Dassin was active in the Greek drive to return the Elgin Marbles to Athens from the British Museum.
For example: The student will actively investigate the ethical issues surrounding the Elgin Marbles.