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Schoolchildren observing sections of the elgin marbles at the british museum credit.
The parthenon marbles a major money making display at the british museum have been the subject of an ongoing dispute between greece and the uk.
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In 2006 new york s metropolitan museum of art agreed to repatriate to italy the euphronios krater a terra cotta bowl that predates the parthenon by approximately 100 years.
The parthenon marbles also known as the elgin marbles are one of the must see collections held by london s british museum beautiful and iconic they are given pride of place in the museum and considered one of the collection highlights but their situation there is not without its controversies.
Though a british government spokesperson recently said that returning the marbles is not up for discussion as part of the brexit trade deal there are precedents for similar returns of ancient art.
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He criticised the museum for allowing an unofficial stolen goods tour which stops at the elgin marbles hoa hakananai a the benin bronzes and other pilfered cultural property.
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The 2 500 year old sculptures were illegally torn off the parthenon in the 1800s taken to england and sold to the museum in 1816 by lord elgin.
The removal of the marbles to greece would therefore they argue significantly reduce the number of people who have the opportunity to visit the marbles.