The British Museum claims the friezes were taken from the ruins around the Parthenon

“Many of the Parthenon friezes removed by Lord Elgin’s agents were found ‘in the rubble’ around the building, they were not forcibly removed,” said Dr Jonathan Williams, Deputy Director of the British Museum, during the annual meeting of the intergovernmental group to promote the return of cultural heritage. UNESCO. “Actually, most of the friezes were […]

Stolen Parthenon Marbles Could “Borrow Greece” Says New British Museum Director

On Saturday, the new director of the British Museum offered to return the stolen Parthenon marble sculptures to Greece only as a short-term loan. In an article in The Times, director George Osborne, a former Treasury secretary under the conservative Cameron, wrote primarily convinced that the marble statues had not been stolen. “We are open […]

Telegraph: Parthenon sculptures can only be returned by changing the law

Under current British law, the return of the Parthenon marbles from the British Museum to Greece is not possible. After the question has been “reheated”, after recent contacts Kyriakos Mitsotakis with Boris Johnson learned that this law could be changed. According to the British publication Telegraph, a specific 1963 law prohibits the concession of the […]

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