Cycladic Museum director elected Athens Acropolis Museum's first director general

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Cycladic Museum director elected Athens Acropolis Museum's first director generalA recognized archaeologist and "a person with a modern outlook in archaeology and in linking culture with society."

Archaeology professor and director of the Museum of Cycladic Art Nikos Stambolidis was unanimously elected the Acropolis Museum's first director-general on Thursday, ANA reports.

According to a statement by the Ministry of Culture, the decision was announced by the Museum's board president and search committee president, professor Dimitris Pantermalis. The international seven-member committee included academician and professor Manolis Korres, academician and former director of the Louvre Alain Pasquier, professors of archaeology Petros Themelis and Vassilis Lambrinoudakis, director-general of the Berlin museums Andreas Scholl, and the director-general of the museums of Italy Massimo Ossana.

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