PhDiva reports on Jerome M. Eisenberg's condemnation of the Phaistos Disc today.
Most interesting is this reference: “nine of the 32 of Eisenberg’s devised ‘Stylistic Criteria in Ancient Art Forgery’ apply to the work of this forger (Minerva, May/June 1992, pp., 10-15; originally presented as a paper at the 1970 annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America”. I wasn't aware of the article; I wonder if it is applicable to detecting forgeries of coins.
PhDiva is also linking to the actual reports on Iraq looting and reporting that Egypt is rewarding some antiquities finders.
New updates from KENOM, Münzkabinett Berlin - Two new collection URIs have been minted in Nomisma.org for the KENOM project, and the OAI-PMH feed from KENOM has been re-harvested. Now there are more th...
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