University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Gayle Wever

A Persian Puzzle

A Bronze Sword from Teheran

By: Gayle Wever

The ability to recognize modem alterations and outright forgeries is important to all students of archaeology. Consequently, in its training pro­gram the Near Eastern Section of the Museum has been actively concerned with building up a teaching collection of spurious as well as real an­tiquities. In 1967 we acquired a sword purportedly of late second—early […]