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The Parthenon marbles evoke particularly fierce repatriation debates – an archaeologist explains why

By Christine Morris, Professor in Classics, Trinity College Dublin
The Parthenon marbles are rarely out of the news. Most recently, Turkish officials have rejected claims by the British Museum that British diplomat Lord Elgin was given permission from Ottoman authorities to remove the marbles from the Acropolis in Athens in the early years of the 19th century.

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