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Elgin's casts of Parthenon marbles reveal details since lost from statues

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Findings could shine fresh light on some of the most celebrated monuments in classical art As the man who removed many of the Parthenon marbles in circumstances that are still disputed, Lord Elgin’s association with the famous sculptures remains controversial, to say the least. But the British aristocrat’s work at the site in the early 19th century was not merely acquisitive . As well as taking...

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