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December 7, 2009

The New Acropolis Museum – a home for all the Parthenon Sculptures

Posted at 2:00 pm in Elgin Marbles, New Acropolis Museum

Despite the fact that its opening was a few months ago, press coverage of the New Acropolis Museum in Athens continues, with regular reviews – the vast majority of which are positive.


Greece Unveils Museum Meant for Stolen Sculptures
Saturday, November 21, 2009

Greece has built a new museum to reclaim the Parthenon Marbles, or Elgin Marbles, from the British Museum. The Parthenon Marbles are symbols of ancient Greek glory that were chiseled off the Parthenon temple two centuries ago by Lord Elgin. Greece has been demanding their return for decades, and in the past the main argument against their return was Greece’s lack of a suitable location for their display. The new Acropolis Museum is a proud rebuttal and call for their return.
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