A headless depiction of the river god Ilissos
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Elgin marble on display in St Petersburg

One of the Elgin Marbles, a headless depiction of the river god Ilissos, is on display in Russia.

The British Museum has loaned the statue to St Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum until mid-January.

Sarah Rainsford reports from St Petersburg.

  • 06 Dec 2014
  • From the section Europe
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