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December 26, 2009

The gods are in the details of the New Acropolis Museum

Posted at 9:19 pm in British Museum, Elgin Marbles

Yet another positive review of the New Acropolis Museum – this time from The Irish Times.

The Irish Times

The Irish Times – Monday, December 21, 2009
The gods are in the details

The New Acropolis Museum, which sits below the Parthenon, is a fitting tribute to the area’s Classical past and its myths about Greek gods, as its curator, Dimitrios Pandermalis, explains

IT HAS TO BE this way; the finest of modern design had to bow to the gods. And in Athens it could be no other way. High above the city is the hill of the Acropolis, the citadel upon which the remains of the Parthenon, the finest Doric temple in the world, stands.
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