Elgin Marbles

The Elgin Marbles are Parthenon Marbles

The Elgin Marbles is the popular term for the Parthenon Marbles, a large collection of marble sculptures brought to Britain between 1801 and 1805 by Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, the official British resident in Ottoman Athens, who had ordered them removed from the

  • British Committee for the restitution of the Parthenon Marbles' site
  • The British Museum Parthenon pages
  • A site by Ian Swindale
  • A collection of all current news articles relevant to the marbles
  • Gillen Wood, "The strange case of Lord Elgin's nose": the cultural context of the early 19th century debate over the marbles, the politics and the esthetics, imperialism and hellenism
  • Information about arguments for the marbles to be returned to Greece
  • Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org"
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