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elgin marbles

  • n  a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures and fragments of architecture created by Phidias; chiefly from the Parthenon in Athens
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  • Clooney wins Greece invite after backing return of Elgin Marbles
    Cheering headlines in the Greek press and an invitation to visit the Mediterranean country were certainly not what Oscar-winning actor and director George Clooney expected when he answered a journalist's question about a return of the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum to Greece. Clooney was presenting his wartime drama "The Monuments Men" at the Berlin film festival Saturday -- about a real ...
    Feb. 11, 2014 - AFP via Yahoo! News
  • Berlin: George Clooney Tells U.K. to Return Art Treasures to Greece
    At the press conference for his film “The Monuments Men,” Clooney said Greece had “a very good case” in demanding Britain return treasures such as the Elgin Marbles. read more
    Feb. 8, 2014 - The Hollywood Reporter

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