BookPublished to mark the completion of a 35-year long study and restoration of the magnificent buildings on the Athens Acropolis. The individual contributors tell the story for an English reading audience of the dedicated and detailed efforts to understand the work of previous generations on the Acropolis and then to...
Bouras, Charalambos ; Ioannidou, Maria ; Jenkins, Ian
BookIn 1937-8, in preparation for a new gallery given by Lord Duveen, an unauthorised cleaning of the Parthenon Sculptures in The British Museum was carried out. Initially the incident was hidden from the public, but it soon got into the press and a scandal ensued. Sixty years later, in response...