Parthenon sculptures

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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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What’s in a title? It’s time to reframe the Parthenon Marbles debate

The British Museum's ownership of the statues is only guaranteed within the UK—things get more complicated on an international level

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

The New Acropolis Museum

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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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Germany's Heidelberg University returns Parthenon fragment to Greece

This is the first time a piece of the ancient building has returned to Athens

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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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Liverpool museum director rescinds permission for Parthenon marbles return group to hold regional launch at Walker Art Gallery

The booking was cancelled after the decision received backlash from the British Museum

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No solution for Parthenon conundrum as British Museum unpersuaded by arguments for restitution of architectural components

The reconstruction of the Acropolis requires the capital and drum back from Britain to be completed, whilst the rightful custody of the marbles is still in question

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British Museum's findings on the Parthenon marbles cleaning incident said to lack key details

The publication is interpreted by William St Clair to be the result of efforts to protect the institution's reputation

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Letters to the Editor: “The Parthenon marbles will be returned, but when?”

Ex-Secretary General of ICOM weighs on on the marbles' status in Britain with an offer of compromise

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Campaign for Parthenon marbles' reinstatement soldiers on with candidates in running to design long-awaited Acropolis Museum and building of new station

A stop on the Athens metro line has been introduced decorated with imitations of Parthenon friezes, in proximity to the Acropolis Museum's intended site

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William St Clair makes a rebuttal to the British Museum's defence of its competence to curate Parthenon Marbles

St Clair demands greater candour in the fallout of Lord Elgin and the Marble's third edition, in which it was asserted that over-cleaning had irreparably damaged the marbles

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Historian William St Clair's account of Parthenon marbles malpractice at British Museum revives lobby calling for their return

Greeks renew demands for return of sculptures following new allegations that they were irreparably damaged in the Thirties