Greece Puts Pressure on British Museum to Return Sculptures

artnet News | Sarah Cascone:

High-profile lawyer Amal Alamuddin-Clooney may no longer be on the case, but that doesn’t mean that Greece has abandoned its efforts to repatriate the Parthenon sculptures. When Greece decided in December not to immediately pursue legal action against London’s British Museum to secure the return of the ancient Greek sculptures, which are also known as the Elgin Marbles, Alamuddin-Clooney was released from her high-profile role as advisor… Read more

Image: Statues from the pediment of the Parthenon. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

2018-10-23T18:18:55+00:00