January 18, 2003

Athens resident thanked for Parthenon Marbles petition

Posted at 1:20 pm in Elgin Marbles

Greece’s culture minister has thanked a Plaka resident who collected over 27,000 signatures from foreign visitors who wanted the Parthenon Sculptures to be returned to Athens.

Kathimerini (English Edition)

Saturday January 18, 2003 – Archive
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Culture Minister Evangelos Venizelos yesterday thanked Plaka resident Anna Sidiropoulou for gathering the signatures of 27,000 foreign visitors to Athens over the past five years on a petition for the return to Greece of the British Museum’s Elgin Collection of Marbles from the Parthenon.

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