In 2014, a report by Switzerlands Fine Art Expert Institute (FAEI) stated that at least half of the artwork circulated in the market is fake. Others argue that the percentage is lower.
Are the paintings in museums fake?
“Museum-quality casts and scanned replicas arent fakes. Theyre exact copies of real fossils that capture even minute details of structure,” it reads.
Are artifacts in museums real?
They have a place in helping us to understand the past, but they are not actually from the past. They are in effect not original and therefore not real. Museum educators have long known that kineasthetic learning, or handling objects, is an important way to understand how objects were used by peoples in the past.
Who found the Dueling Dinosaurs?
Clayton Phipps 14 years in the shadows. The story of the Dueling Dinosaurs discovery and long journey to the NCMNS is every bit as dramatic as the fossil itself. As the sun bore down on Garfield County, Montana, in the summer of 2006, a fossil hunter named Clayton Phipps made the find of his life.
Is it legal to buy fossils?
Generally speaking, all fossils are LEGAL to privately own in the United States and most developed countries, provided they were legally collected if they are specimens originating in the country they are ultimately owned. We only sell AUTHENTIC fossils and artifacts which are legal to own.