Augmented Reality and the Parthenon

Since 1816 the major part of the remaining the Parthenon Marbles, sometimes called the Elgin Marbles, have been in the possession of the British Museum. Unfortunately the elements that Elgin removed were not simply pieces of statutory that had fallen to the ground, rather they were fundamental architectural components of the Parthenon. In removing them … Continue reading Augmented Reality and the Parthenon

An analysis of the legality of Elgin’s removal of the #Parthenon Marbles

It's not often I have the privilege to read matters analysed from a legal perspective. Certainly, subjecting Elgin's appropriation of the Parthenon Marbles to detailed analysis is of a more than passing interest for me. So, it was with great pleasure that I read Theodore Theodorou's reassessment of Elgin's activities through the lens of a … Continue reading An analysis of the legality of Elgin’s removal of the #Parthenon Marbles

The #ParthenonMarblesAustralia Website is Now Live

Last night the new website of the International Organising Committee - Australia - For The Restitution Of The Parthenon Marbles, was launched at the Athenian Restaurant, Sydney.   Designed by Dennis Tritaris from Orama Communications, I believe it represents a new standard in website design.  Dennis has created a website that has the potential to … Continue reading The #ParthenonMarblesAustralia Website is Now Live

Pressure on the British Museum

There is a increasing global movement for the restitution of the Parthenon Marbles.  With the opening of the new Acropolis Museum in Athens, pressure on the British Museum is mounting.  The is a world's best practice, state of the art museum allowing what remains of the Parthenon Marbles to be seen in the order and … Continue reading Pressure on the British Museum