Unearthing museum fakes is critical for setting the historical record straight

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Abstract

Analysing fake artefacts helps historians to understand the motivations and environments that give rise to forgeries.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Lighthouse
Publication statusPublished - 2 Nov 2018

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Keywords

  • papyrus
  • forgery
  • fakes
  • Museum collections
  • papyrology
  • Constantine Simonides
  • ethics
  • provenance
  • scientific processes
  • Manuscripts (Papyri)

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