University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Judith A. Lerner

Three Achaemenid “Fakes”

A Re-evaluation in the Light of 19th Century Iranian Architectural Sculpture

By: Judith A. Lerner

It often happens that forgeries (objects made in a particular style deliberately to deceive) and fakes (genuine works of art altered in some way to increase their value: see Savage: 1; Tietze: 5) remain undetected for years after they have come on the market, been acquired, published and exhibited. Then, someone looks at them with […]