The Lie Became Great: The Forgery of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

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The Lie Became Great explores the closed society of international plunderers and forgers which thrives as a subculture of the Art World. These multi-cultural denizens include antiquity dealers, collectors, museum curators, forgers working in conjunction with auction houses, museums and galleries. Forgeries are made to be sold, and a great number pass into the Art World - collections, exhibitions, catalogues, and popular and scholarly journals - complete with their fabricated stories of excavation, and how they were found. ...

The Lie Became Great: The Forgery of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures 2000, Styx Publications, Leiden

ISBN-13: 9789056930417

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