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A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin Collection).

British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin Collection).

by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities.

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Published by Trustees of the British Museum in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elgin, Thomas Bruce, -- Earl of, -- 1766-1841.,
  • Parthenon (Athens, Greece),
  • Sculpture, Greek -- Catalogs.,
  • Sculpture -- England -- London -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCatalogs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21101657M


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A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin Collection) by British Museum. Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Short Guide to the Sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin Collection) - Second Edition No Author Stated); A.H. Smith (preface) Published by. A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum [British Museum] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Add tags for "A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon in the British Museum (Elgin collection).". Be the first. "The present guide is based on the Short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon by the late Arthur Hamilton Smith." Description: 42 pages: illustrations ; 21 cm.

An introduction to the Parthenon and its sculptures - The. "The present guide is based on the Short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon by the late Arthur Hamilton Smith." Preface signed: Bernard Ashmole.

Description: 42 pages illustrations 21 cm. Beard also takes a cool look at the bitter arguments that continue to surround the "Elgin Marbles," the sculptures from the Parthenon now in the British Museum.

Her book constitutes the ultimate 5/5(1). The Parthenon was the center of religious life in the powerful Greek City-State of Athens, the head of the Delian League.

Built in the 5 century B.C., it was a symbol of the power, wealth and. Playwright, author and British Museum trustee, Bonnie Greer celebrates the enduring beauty and humanity of the Parthenon Sculptures.

The Parthenon was built as a. This show is about two love affairs in one: Rodin's passion for the sculpture of ancient Greece, and his unswerving attachment to the British Museum and the Elgin Marbles, which he.

In a British nobleman stripped the Parthenon of many of its sculptures and took them to England. Controversy over their acquisition by the British Museum continues to this day. A short guide to the sculptures of the Parthenon: in the British Museum, Elgin Collection.

By British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities. and   Greece Unveils Museum Meant For 'Stolen' Sculptures Two centuries ago, Lord Elgin pried sculptures off the Parthenon and took them to Britain.

For. When Greece decided in December not to immediately pursue legal action against London’s British Museum to secure the return of the ancient Greek sculptures, which are also known as.

The Elgin Marbles (/ˈel gin/), also known as the Parthenon Marbles, are a collection of Classical Greek marble sculptures made under the supervision of the architect and sculptor Phidias and his. Frieze which forms part of the Parthenon marbles taken from temple in Athens more than two hundred years ago and now at the British Museum.

Photograph: Graham Barclay/Getty Images.