Athens Airport ask travelers to vote on Marbles’ return

An interactive campaign launched at Athens International Airport on Wednesday asks travelers to say whether they believe the Parthenon Marbles, currently on display at the British Museum in London, should be returned to Greece.

The airport has set up four interactive screens – three in the departures area and one at arrivals – which pose the question: “Are you in favor of the Marbles being returned to the Parthenon: yes or no?”

Those backing the return must restore the West Metope of the Parthenon and return the sixth Caryatid to the Erechtheion on the screen.

On the initiative’s launch day, of the 129 who participated, 125 voted in favor and four against.

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