British Museum

October 5, 2016

International conference on latest evidence concerning the Parthenon Marbles this weekend in Athens

An international conference entltled “The Parthenon Marbles: 200 years since their expropriation by the British Musem” will be held at the Acropolis Museum in Athens on […]
July 26, 2016

First-ever legal bid for return of Elgin Marbles to Greece thrown out by European Court of Human Rights

The first-ever legal bid to force the UK to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece has been thrown out by the European Court of Human Rights. The […]
June 13, 2016

The Greeks in Egypt: on Sunken Cities at the British Museum

Two thousand years ago, Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus, two cities on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast, were thriving cultural melting pots. Traders from the Greek world and the Levant […]