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The rare and beautiful Akhal-Teke horse.

The rare and beautiful Akhal-Teke horse. The Akhal-Teke is a horse breed from Turkmenistan. They are known for their speed and natural metallic shimmering coat.

Amal Clooney should back off. Lord Elgin was a hero who saved the marbles for the world. DT 21Oct14 Selwood. "Any art lover who has read up the real story will know that the collection of marbles in the British Museum simply would not exist today without Elgin because they were being systematically destroyed in Athens. If Elgin had not intervened, they would be a mere memory, like the Afghani Buddhas at Bamiyan, dynamited into oblivion by the Taliban in 2001."

❤ - Head of a Horse of Selene from the east pediment of the Parthenon hosted in the British Museum -BRING THEM BACK where they belong !

Horse head sculpture from The Parthenon in Greece.  These beautiful marble sculptures were stolen by Lord Elgin in 1803. They now reside at the British Museum and Greece wants them back!

Horse head sculpture from The Parthenon in Greece. These beautiful marble sculptures were stolen by Lord Elgin in 1803 and relocated to Britain. They currently still reside at the British Museum for reasons that, er, erm.