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Greece Says ‘Independent’ Parthenon Marbles Story ‘Inaccurate’

The Culture Ministry stated that an Independent story, titled "Greece Offers Ancient Archaeological Wonders in Exchange for Elgin Marbles", is "inaccurate".

Bonhams Returns Greek Antiquity

A marble antiquity dating back to the 1st-2nd century AD was returned to Greece by British auction house Bonhams on June 4, following an official investigation.
Posted On 09 Jun 2015

On Greek Initiative, 128 Countries Join Forces to Safeguard Cultural Property

On the initiative of Greek Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis, 128 UNESCO Convention signees have agreed to join forces and adopt measures in order to effectively tackle the illegal trade of cultural property and introduce secure ways to control transactions of art online.
Posted On 22 May 2015

Greek Minister Calls for Joint Action Against Threat to Cultural Property

Greek Alternate Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis invited the 127 UNESCO Convention signees to join forces to effectively tackle the illegal trade of cultural property and introduce secure ways to control transactions of art online.
Posted On 20 May 2015

Over Half Million US Art Lovers Inspired by Greek Byzantium Exhibit

Over half a million art lovers have thus far visited the traveling “Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections” exhibition, which is currently on show at its final stop, the Art Institute of Chicago.
Posted On 06 May 2015

Culture Ministry Demands Christie’s Greek Sale Be Annulled, Says Artifact Removed Illegally

The Greek culture ministry is demanding that an April 15 Christie’s sale of a 4th-century BC marble funerary stele for over $136,000 be called off as the artifact has been illegally removed from the country.
Posted On 16 Apr 2015

Ancient Greek Coins Returned to Greece

Germany handed over 2,607 ancient coins to Greek officials last week, after authorities seized the antiquities from a Greek traveller on his way to Munich, the culture ministry said.
Posted On 29 Jan 2015