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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one
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Metal crane from Parthenon to be replaced by lighter one

Panos - Oct 13, 2017

The stiff leg derrick crane that was put on the Parthenon of the Acropolis in 1984 for restoration works, is to be replaced by a lighter one.…

Forget the Parthenon: how austerity is laying waste to Athens’ modern heritage
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Forget the Parthenon: how austerity is laying waste to Athens’ modern heritage

Panos - Sep 12, 2017

Not that long ago I received a questionnaire through my door. How had the 1930s Bauhaus building in which I live survived the rigours of time? Who…

European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books
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European Exhibition Features Parthenon Replica Built From Banned Books

Panos - Jun 14, 2017

Kassel, Germany is now home to a Greek temple-inspired artwork that pays homage to free speech instead of the gods: As The Local Germany reports, the installation…

British MPs to unveil bill seeking return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece
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British MPs to unveil bill seeking return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

makis - Jul 11, 2016

A bill prepared by a group of cross-party MPs in the UK will seek to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece 200 years after they were removed…