7352Re: [ANE-2] Re: Forgery and Unprovenanced artifacts
- Feb 7, 2008On Feb 7, 2008 11:06 AM, Aren Maeir wrote:
> Peter,The subject of planting artifacts at sites was dealt with previously on the
> Just for the record (following your last post), a rather well-based
> rumour (and nevertheless a rumour) has it that a well-known person
> involved in the sale of archaeological items did in fact "salt" a
> well-known archaeological site with non-provenanced archaeological
> Sorry, but I can't go into any more details, for fear of being
> brought to court for libel...
> As I wrote somewhere else - Qui culpae ignoscit uni, suadet pluribus.
> (The one who excuses one fault ends up encouraging it in many others)
list in other contexts.
Joe Zias described his experiences with a coffin at Qumran:
Robert Whiting noted this by reference to the Piltdown Man:
Robert Deutsch spoke of the practice in older times:
All of these do not suggest forgeries of the artifacts, but Brian
Colless dealt with the Phaistos disc as a planted forgery:
and Greg Doudna among others dealt with Tel Dan:
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