Ancient Greeks made them, Ottomans captured them, Venetians blew them up, and the British took them away.
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 video. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris
How the Parthenon lost its Marbles (National Geographic)
The British Museum on the Parthenon sculptures
The Acropolis Museum
William St Clair, Imperialism, Art & Restitution: The Parthenon and the Elgin Marbles
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