2nd Jun 2023


A marble fragment of the Parthenon returns to Greece

A marble fragment of the Parthenon temple has been returned to Athens from a museum in Sicily, Reuters reports. Officials hope this move will advance efforts to have the British Museum send back ancient sculptures from Greece's most renowned ancient landmark. "It is marvellous that Sicilian and Italian friends thought to bring it back where it was born," Acropolis Museum director Nikolaos Stampolidis said of the fragment.

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