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Afroditi of Milos
« on: Tuesday, 29 November, 2016 @ 17:45:04 »
We want Venus de Milo back, says Greece

In a fresh claim of cultural restitution, Greece launched an unprecedented bid today to win back the Venus de Milo from the Louvre in Paris.

Gerasimos Damoulakis, the mayor of the island of Milos, in the southeast Aegean Sea, where the marble masterpiece was unearthed in 1820, is campaigning to collect one million signatures for a petition in advance of the 200th anniversary of the statue’s discovery.