Marine archeologists made the findings while working on the Roman-era Antikythera shipwreck.
In an action at the museum this weekend, participants made impassioned speeches calling for the return of the sculptures and sang “Happy Birthday” to the Acropolis Museum.
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The UK has long refused to return the contested sculptures, which were stripped from the Parthenon in the 1800s.
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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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