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Brits Wish to “Share” the Elgin Marbles

Taken off the Parthenon of Athens in 1801 by Lord Elgin, the “Elgin Marbles” have been claimed by Greece since 1829. Now, Britain would like to share the famous friezes, which “mingle Grecian grandeur with the rude wasting of Old Time,” as John Keats famously described them.

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