British Museum Trustee favoured return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s

June 16, 2019 - General

Kenneth Clark, a famous British art historian and Trustee of the British Museum, was in favour of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece in the 1940s, it can be revealed.

Sculptures from the East pediment of the Parthenon on display
at the British Museum [Credit: Ta Nea]Ta Nea, Greece’s daily newspaper, has seen and photographed a letter written by Clark in which he states explicitly that the so-called Elgin Marbles should be…

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