The long-term loan could “open the way for a similar agreement with an act of approval by the British Parliament,” said the Acropolis Museum’s director.
The principle that one misdeed deserves to be redressed before another, because it stems from a situation of greater violence, is wrong.
In a meeting in London, the Greek Prime Minister reiterated an offer to loan other artworks to the British institution in exchange for the priceless marbles.
Other archaeological sites have also closed while authorities battle with dozens of conflagrations around Athens.
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The carved head of Hermes was built into a drainage duct.
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Since August, Sarah Mardini — a humanitarian aid worker who saved refugees bound for Greece by pulling their sinking dinghy ashore — has indefinitely languished in a prison outside Athens.
Religious conservatives condemned the red figure as satanic and yanked it from its pedestal, while a priest attempted to exorcise it.
With the 200th anniversary this week of the July 11, 1816 purchase through an Act of Parliament of the Parthenon Marbles for the British Museum, members of parliament are introducing a bill that would repatriate the ancient artifacts.
The Onassis Cultural Center NY is showcasing four decades of archaeological findings from Dion, the ancient Greek village that tried to get as close to the gods as possible by building shrines and structures on the slopes of Mount Olympus.
The sonic intentions of architecture are often lost over the centuries. In 2014, a team of researchers investigated the acoustics of Byzantine churches in Thessaloniki, Greece, to retrieve some of that design through sound mapping.