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Rome Metro’s Line C runs into ruins

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Rome Metro’s Line C runs into ruins

As the city of Rome makes progress on its third underground metro line, archaeologists are helping builders avoid ruins near the new Venezia station. One-third of Line C's stations are in areas with significant ruins.

Posted: September 17, 2009 12:41   Comments: 1
Rome tunnels through ancient relics to build a subway

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Rome tunnels through ancient relics to build a subway

Rome is building a brand new subway line and coming across remnants of the ancient past.

Posted: September 17, 2009 12:32   Comments: 5
Preserving Roman antiquities comes at a high cost

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Preserving Roman antiquities comes at a high cost

Rome is a city defined by its antiquities -- places like the Coliseum, the Forum and the Pantheon. But the costs of maintaining it all has some Romans worried it could break the bank.

Posted: September 16, 2009 14:40   Comments: 4
Q&A: Safeguarding the world’s ancient treasures

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Q&A: Safeguarding the world’s ancient treasures

Worldfocus speaks with Cindy Ho of the advocacy organization Saving Antiquities for Everyone about the Parthenon marbles and the larger question of looting and antiquities around the world.

Posted: September 16, 2009 11:02   Comments: 7
Old and new at the Acropolis Museum in Greece

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Old and new at the Acropolis Museum in Greece

Go behind the scenes with an exclusive video tour of the Parthenon in Greece's new Acropolis Museum.

Posted: September 15, 2009 14:46   Comments: 0
Greeks lobby for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens

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Greeks lobby for return of Parthenon marbles to Athens

The opening of the Acropolis Museum in Greece this summer has reignited a controversy over some of the sculptures that adorned the Parthenon, the most famous monument of ancient Greece.

Posted: September 15, 2009 12:49   Comments: 5
Do Greece’s ancient treasures belong in London?

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Do Greece’s ancient treasures belong in London?

A collection of sculptures from Greece's famed Parthenon have a permanent home in the British Museum. Should they be returned to Greece? Students at the American College of Greece say yes, but Dimitris Plantzos of the University of Ioannina holds the rare view that the sculptures don't need to be returned.

Posted: September 15, 2009 10:30   Comments: 7

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