O you think individuals or organizations should be allowed to own ancient artifacts that originated in another country?
Do you think individuals or organizations should be allowed to own ancient artifacts that originated in another country?
An example of this kind of dispute exists between the British Museum and the Greek Government over the rightful ownership of sculptures from Greeces Parthenon, known as the Parthenon Marbles (Greece) and also the Elgin Marbles (Britain). There are several sources you should be familiar with before attempting to contribute to this discussion.
A.) Visit this link to the British Museums website about the Elgin Marbles at parthenon_-_facts_and_figures.aspx.
B.) Before leaving the site, take the opportunity to click on Watch a Video on the Parthenon Sculptures”, located to the right of the heading: 2. Other collections with sculptures from the Parthenon
C.) Read this NPR (National Public Radio) article: unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0019/001925/192535e.pdf
This assignment should be received by midnight on Wednesday, EST. It is a statement of your opinion or position that answers the question. Be certain to cite sources and use between 50 to 200 words.