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Acropolis renovation plans spark accusations

William Summerfield   /  Source:  The Art Newspaper
30/04/2021


Archaeologists fear the structural changes aimed to improve access to the Unesco site will “dramatically” change its form.

Plans for a major renovation project to the western entrance of the Acropolis have met with strong opposition from archaeologists in Greece and across the world. In an open letter to the public, the signatories, including figures from the universities of Oxford, Durham and Brown, called for the -cancellation of a project they believe will lead to the “devaluation, concealment and degradation of the greatest archaeological and artistic treasure that has been bequeathed to modern Greece”...

The Art Newspaper: Acropolis renovation plans spark accusations that it’s ‘just another way to fit in more tourists’


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