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How Brexit has revived controversy over the Elgin Marbles in Britain

The Parthenon Sculptures have been the subject of debate for more than 200 years.

With Theresa May scurrying around the EU trying to deliver Brexit, Greece is quite right to probe the possibility of bringing the treasures home.

  • Dominic Selwood
  • Independent

It seems unlikely that several hundred tonnes of marble from Mount Pentelicus near Athens could have a significant role to play in Brexit.

Klun 1aBut, following a letter from the Greek government to Jeremy Wright, the culture secretary, that is exactly what is now happening.

Lydia Koniordou, Wright’s Greek counterpart, has…

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