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April 23, 2012

An exhibit about cultural property at USF Museums

Posted at 12:58 pm in British Museum, Elgin Marbles, Similar cases

Students at the University of South Florida want their university’s museums to include an exhibit about cultural property – as a means to help people to better understand the importance of cases such as the Parthenon Marbles.


Fri April 20, 2012
USF Group Wants a New ‘Cultural Property’ Exhibit at USF Museums
By Yoselis Ramos

The Cultural Property Awareness Team (CPAT) at the University of South Florida is petitioning to get cultural property-themed exhibits set up at USF Museums.

If you’re wondering what cultural property is (like I was) here’s an example: let’s take the ‘Elgin Marbles controversy.’ The Elgin marble sculptures or the Parthenon sculptures are from the fifth century and originated in Greece.
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