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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 El·gin mar·bles Greek sculptures in the British Museum. They were obtained at Athens, about 1811, by Lord Elgin.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Elgin Marbles
      n : a collection of classical Greek marble sculptures and
          fragments of architecture created by Phidias; chiefly
          from the Parthenon in Athens