If Elgin was in New York
One picture a thousand words.... for a curtural violation that is impossible to fit within any words or linguistic tricks. It is now nearly two centuries that Parthenon, the templum of Democracy ,which became a cultural symbol around the globe, remains in pieces, as the time that passed by, refined the language and the intentions so well, that what considered as outrageous and criminal yesterday, nowadays is simply called preserving and exhibiting... Melina Mercouri use to say, the Parthenon Marbles are parts of a monument, they are our pride, our identity... The thought of this picture belongs to a Greek who lives in Germany, Alexander Mantheakis.
Watch the video footage by Melina Mercouri next..