Thursday, December 02, 2021

Fake "Archaic Mark"

THE ETC BLOG: SBL Presentation on "Archaic Mark" (GA 2427) (Tommy Wasserman).

For more on the fake Archaic Mark manuscript, see Stephen Carlson's important 2006 essay, which I noted here.

Although there were doubts early on, it took almost 70 years to establish decisively that the manuscript was a forgery. Forgers have continued to improve their products. Who knows how many forgeries are being treated as geniune ancient manuscripts and inscriptions today? I suspect there are some.

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