The British Museum: The Parthenon Sculptures


Subject:
History By Place , Art , Greece , Sculpture & Sculptors

Description:
Material about the sculptures from the Parthenon held by the British Museum; these sculptures are known as the Elgin Marbles. Includes fact sheets with a description of the marbles held by the British Museum and Parthenon sculptures held by other museums, the legal status of the British Museum holdings, moves to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece, cleaning the sculpture, and a list of damage to the sculptures since 1949.

Publisher:
Trustees of the British Museum

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.britishmuseum.org/the_museum/news_and_debate/debate/parthenon_sculptures/facts_and_figures.aspx


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