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New Acropolis Museum October 12, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in Arts Museums.
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the_new_acropolis_museum.jpg  Workers clean the windows of the new Acropolis Museum, designed by US-based architect Bernard Tschumi, as it braces for the transfer of thousands of precious artifacts, starting Sunday 14 October.

Three cranes will be used for the delicate operation that is expected to last at least 38 days. A test run was scheduled today. Controversy persists over plans to demolish two listed buildings on Dionysiou Areopagitou Street, near the Museum’s entrance, which partly block the view to the Parthenon.

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