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Parthenon Marbles

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The Parthenon marbles are sculptures from Athens. The marbles were in the Parthenon that was made for the goddess Athena. Over the years, the marbles have been damaged.
When the Parthenon was made into a church in AD 500, the sculptures experienced the first blow of damage. Then in 1687, Athens was under a siege and the place was used as a gunpowder store. An explosion happened and damaged the majority of the sculptures. By 1805, the British ambassador gathered half of the remaining sculptures and brought them back to London. In 1816, the sculptures were on display at the British Museum. (British Museum) Now that Athens have a stable museum to hold the sculptures in, they should be given back. The Athenian museum has recently opened to the
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