Greek Archaeologists Plead for Help to Protect Heritage Amid Austerity

13 Mar 2012 8:19 AM | Anonymous

Greek Archaeologists Plead for Help to Protect Heritage Amid Austerity

By Natalie Weeks on March 12, 2012
 
Greek archaeologists appealed to Europeans to help defend the nation’s cultural heritage and history amid cuts in the budget to maintain sites that include those around the 2,500 year-old Acropolis in Athens.
 

“The same austerity packages and authoritarian measures that are currently tearing apart Greece and its monuments, are going to be imposed across Europe,” the Association of Greek Archaeologists said in an e-mailed statement today.

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-03-12/greek-archaeologists-plead-for-help-to-protect-heritage-amid-austerity

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