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Loans

Greece in talks with Louvre to borrow Parthenon frieze as part of 'temporary exchange'

Move reignites debate over British Museum’s position on sculptures brought to Britain by Lord Elgin

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Restitution

Greek government review legal options and submit Unesco request for settlement in ramping up of Parthenon reacquisition campaign

The Art Newspaper sheds light on the dispute, though the end is not yet in sight

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Unesco

Will the success of the Acropolis Museum change the Elgin Marbles debate?

Unesco intergovernmental committee is now seeking “a mutually satisfactory resolution to the issue”

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Parthenon

Official opening of New Acropolis Museum to feature partially recreated Parthenon frieze

The New Acropolis Museum

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Parthenon

Greece's share of Parthenon marbles to be transported to New Acropolis Museum using series of cranes

After it was determined that other means of removal might pose risk to the sculptures, being lifted by air appeared the safest option

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Parthenon

The British Museum dismisses Parthenon Marbles loan rumours, although they are willing to make alternative concessions to Greece

Athens are still hopeful that the marbles will be returned, to be be housed in the currently unfinished New Acropolis Museum

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Restitution

Warning from Greek Culture Minister: give back the Parthenon Marbles—or your reputation suffers

The Acropolis museum is under construction, and the design for the permanent exhibition is in preparation

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Restitution

Missing Parthenon sculptures “A constant reminder of Britain’s unfulfilled debt to world heritage”?

New Acropolis Museum director Professor Dimitrios Pantermalis is calling on the British Museum to return its sculptures on long-term loan.

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Publications

Scholarly discussion on the Parthenon frieze, Athenian archaeology, and funerary sculpture

Attic attitudes

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Restitution

Declassified documents reveal near return of Elgin Marbles

In 1994, the Greek government was willing to accept the restitution of only a small number of the Parthenon pediment sculptures in exchange for an end to the dispute

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Parthenon

New site must be identified for Parthenon, as authorities deem its days on the Acropolis numbered

High levels of pollution in the area are diminishing the marble

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Art & Technology

Laser scanners becoming central to stone conservation

Merseyside museums lead the way in applying new technology to stone conservation