Category Archives: Archaeology

Ancient Greek Art: An Introduction

Ancient Greece has a certain familiar presence in modern times, from the Trojan War and Odysseus to the commanding presence of the Parthenon. Art has an important role in keeping the ancient culture alive and well no matter the passage … Continue reading

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How To Authenticate Ancient Coins

Forgeries of ancient coins are believed to be as old as coinage itself. Thus, learning how to authenticate coins in one’s ancient coin collection is also a timeless skill, one that requires knowledge, experience/exposure, and research. Often a visual inspection … Continue reading

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Some famous archeological finds that were proven to be fake

It is not uncommon for curators of galleries receiving huge amounts of donated artifacts to find the occasional fake or fraudulent ones. However authentic-looking these antiquities or ancient art are, the keen-eyed gallery staff should be able to distinguish the … Continue reading

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