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Elgin marbles
Elgin marbles El"gin mar"bles Greek sculptures in the British Museum. They were obtained at Athens, about 1811, by Lord Elgin.

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- The Parthenon Marbles (Gr****: Γλυπτά του Παρθενώνα) also known as the Elgin Marbles (/ˈɛlɡɪn/), are a collection of Cl****ical Gr**** marble sculptures made...
- controversial removal of marble sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens. Elgin's removal of the sculptures and the legality of his...
- The Elgin Marbles is a 2006 book by American archaeologist Dorothy King about the 5th century BCE Cl****ical Gr**** marble sculptures known as the Elgin Marbles...
- Elgin and Kincardine have remained united. The most famous Earl was the 7th Earl, who removed and transported to Britain the so-called Elgin Marbles from...
- of the Elgin Marbles is a 1987 book by Christopher Hitchens on the controversy surrounding the removal by Thomas Bruce (seventh earl of Elgin) of the...
- between the UK and the Greece is the dispute over the ownership of the Elgin Marbles, a collection of Cl****ical Gr**** marble sculptures, inscriptions and...
- working for Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and becoming involved in the removal and shipping of the Elgin Marbles to England. According to the Netherlands...
- Elgin may refer to: Elgin, a community in Rideau Lakes, Ontario Elgin, Manitoba Elgin, New Brunswick, Albert County, New Brunswick Elgin, Nova Scotia Elgin...
- to 1803, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin removed some of the surviving sculptures, now known as the Elgin Marbles, with the alleged permission of the...
- Cnidus and has been involved in the debate over the ownership of the Elgin Marbles. Ian Jenkins studied at the University of Bristol where he read Ancient...
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