A Phagan fragment of Parthenon marble returned to Athens from Sicily

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Minister of Culture Lina Mendoni, Director of the Acropolis Museum Nikos Stambolidis and President of the Acropolis Museum Dimitris Pantermalis took part in the ceremony to place the Fagana fragment in its place on the frieze of the Parthenon at the Acropolis Museum on Monday. The symbolic and practical gesture made […]

The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to Greece on the return of cultural property

The United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution proposed by Greece on the “return or restitution of cultural property to countries of origin”. Greece’s three-year resolution has been backed by an unprecedented number of 111 countries, the Foreign Ministry said on Twitter on Tuesday. The resolution was adopted at a plenary meeting on Monday, […]

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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