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In the UK found 700-year-old print of the Pope

In Shropshire (West of England) the Amateur archaeologist Andy Bassett using a metal detector found in the 700-year-old seal of Pope innocent IV (his papacy began in 1243), according to EveningExpress.

According to the newspaper, his discovery was appreciated by the experts from the British Museum and was officially registered.

The Acropolis Museum awaits the return of the Parthenon sculptures from Britain

The struggle for the return from Britain of the Parthenon sculptures is enhanced to the British Museum it's time to prove that it is not a colonial Museum organization of the 19th century, said the Minister of culture of Greece Lina Mendoni at a press conference on the occasion of the 11th anniversary of the Acropolis Museum.

The rooms of the Museum are ready to take all the Parthenon sculptures, said the President of the Acropolis Museum Dimitris Pandermalis.