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Crystal skulls, imaginative codices, dubious Olmec heads and cute Colima dogs. Fakes and forgeries run rampant in the Mesoamerican art collections of international museums and private individuals. Authors Nancy Kelker and Karen Bruhns examine the phenomenon in this eye-opening volume. They discuss the most commonly forged classes and styles of artifacts, many of which were ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Left Coast Press (first published 2009)
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Aug 28, 2014 Karin rated it it was amazing
fun book- well I thought it was interesting! The book was inspired by Olmec exhibit in DC- I went to that one too! Fascinating that W. H. Holmes and others realized fakes were numerous well over 100+ years.
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