I thought the Ivory Pomegranate was long known to be a fake?
—He said the pomegranate was re-examined with a new type of microscope that detected synthetic material in the inscription, between the ivory and the patina.—
posted on 09/11/2007 7:49:07 AM PDT
(Thompson/Hunter '08- Time to have the real men in charge!)
That story is from 2004 — this conference was held to determine whether the rush-to-judgment “report” from that year held water, and it doesn’t’.
posted on 09/11/2007 7:53:05 AM PDT
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