Who owns the Parthenon sculptures?

Who owns the Parthenon sculptures?

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432 B.C.E. and metopes: c. 447-32 B.C.E., an ARCHES videoSpeakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth...
Plunder, war, and the Horses of San Marco

Plunder, war, and the Horses of San Marco

Horses of San Marco (ancient Greek or Roman, likely Imperial Rome), 4th century B.C.E. to 4th century C.E., copper alloy, 235 x 250 cm...
The Seated Scribe

The Seated Scribe

The Seated Scribe, 4th or 5th Dynasty, c. 2500 B.C.E., Old Kingdom Egypt, painted limestone, rock crystal, copper, wood, 53.7 x 44 x 35...
Phidias, Parthenon sculptures

Phidias, Parthenon sculptures

Phidias(?), Parthenon sculptures, frieze: 438-432 B.C.E., pediment: c. 438-432 B.C.E. and metopes: c. 447-32 B.C.E. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, source
Palmyra: the modern destruction of an ancient city

Palmyra: the modern destruction of an ancient city

A conversation between Dr. Salaam al-Kuntar and Dr. Steven Zucker about Palmyra while looking at six Palmyrene funerary reliefs, c. 150-200 C.E., varying dimensions,...
Seated Gudea holding temple plan

Seated Gudea holding temple plan

Seated Gudea holding temple plan, known as "Architect with Plan," c. 2100 B.C.E. (Neo-Sumerian/Ur III period), from Girsu (modern Telloh, Iraq), diorite, 93 x...
The importance of the archaeological findspot: The Lullingstone Busts

The importance of the archaeological findspot: The Lullingstone Busts

Two marble portrait busts, 2nd century C.E., found during an excavation in 1949, Lullingstone Roman Villa, Kent (British Museum, on loan from Kent County...
Lady of Auxerre

Lady of Auxerre

Statue of a woman, known as the "Lady of Auxerre," Daedalic style, Crete(?), c. 640-630 B.C.E., limestone, 75 cm high (Musée du Louvre) source
Looting, collecting, and exhibiting: the Bubon bronzes

Looting, collecting, and exhibiting: the Bubon bronzes

Bronze statue of a nude male figure, Greek or Roman, Hellenistic or Imperial, c. 200 B.C.E. - c. 200 C.E. (The Metropolitan Museum of...
When there is no archaeological record: Portrait Bust of a Flavian Woman (Fonseca bust), part 2 of 2

When there is no archaeological record: Portrait Bust of a Flavian Woman (Fonseca bust),...

Portrait Bust of a Flavian Woman (Fonseca bust), early 2nd century C.E., marble, 63 inches high (Capitoline Museum, Rome). ARCHES: At Risk Cultural Heritage...