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Fake Mayan statue sold for $4.2 million

A Mayan statue which sold at auction for $4.2 million may be a fake. The French auction house Drouot maintains that the statue, of a masked figure carrying a shield, is genuine and more than 1,000 years old. But Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History says it does not match the

Ancient forged coin found with spelling errors

A metal detectorist has discovered a 2,000-year-old fake coin made by a forger who could not spell and did not know who the emperor was. Experts said it was made a few years after Actium but was a terrible fake, probably created from memory by a craftsman who was ‘barely