This page has not been updated since June 2003. This does not mean that we have changed our position about the return of the Parthenon Marbles!
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How the British Museum could give the Elgin Marbles back to Greece
It is generally believed that only an Act of Parliament can allow the UK’s national museums to deaccession works. Professor Norman Palmer suggests two other legal instruments by which it could be done
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