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Why the British Museum is anything but British

Why the British Museum is anything but British

Imagine someone walking into your house, studio or simply, your room. That someone believes it is okay to take some of your belongings and keep them around 5000 km away from you. Now let’s reflect. The British Museum claims to preserve a collection of around 8 million objects maintaining human history, culture and art ageing almost 2 million years. What they don’t claim is the right to treasure ownership. If it has not come to your attention yet, the museum stores world treasures previously taken under different circumstances from their rightful creators, owners and lands. The British Museum describes itself to be a “treasure trove” for objects that don’t even belong in Britain. Here is a quick tour on how the British Museum is anything but British:      

A sip from the Mediterranean culture

A powerful figure in the Mediterranean culture, strong,dark as the night yet sweet as love. Turkish coffee is a very popular drink in the Mediterranean, Middle East, Balkans and North Africa. Consumed by men and women after a good meal or early in the morning it offers not only an enjoyment with friends but also health and beauty benefits. Reporter:Maria-Christina Chougkaeva| Sub-Editor: Elitsa Grigorova Turkish coffee has been very popular in Greece and people would enjoy their coffee with a cigarette or a biscuit for the ones that don’t smoke. The history of coffee in Greece started from the years of Ottoman ruling. Greeks were introduced to the coffee while living in the Greek areas of Turkey, such as Trabzon and Samsun, until the early 60’s. After the Greek people were prosecuted fro