In the midst of the Egyptian crisis several weeks ago came a provocative article in the Wall Street Journal. Alex Joffe, an archaeologist and historian, argued that the attacks on the Egyptian Museum held a lesson for another controversial issue: the battle over Greece’s Parthenon Marbles held in the British Museum since 1816.

Now, a thoughtful article has been published in Business Week that presents a more evenhanded view of the brewing debate.

Then, we could not helping writing our own reply to Joffe’s essay. Read here for Dr. Chip’s own personal response to the arguments.

Recommended Posts