A security guard walks behind the Caryatid statues in the Acropolis ...
Apr 11th, 2011
(AFP/POOL/File) - A security guard walks behind the Caryatid statues in the Acropolis Museum in Athens 2009. The Acropolis Museum was Greece's top tourist draw in 2010, eclipsing for the first time the ancient Athens citadel whose sculptures it showcases, official data showed on Monday.(AFP/POOL/File/John Kolesidis) -
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