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Elgin Marbles Controversy

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Elgin Marbles Controversy

Elgin Marbles Controversy

Elgin Marbles Controversy

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David D'Arcy reports on the ongoing dispute between the Greek government and British museum authorities over the fifth century Parthenon sculptures, or the Elgin Marbles. The Greeks claim England stole the sculptures, but the British maintain they bought them legally 200 years ago.