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.