Since posting here, several "archeologists" have contacted me and passed judgment on the piece without actually examining it. Is it authentic? I don't know. But, without examining the piece, I'm sure they're not positive, either.
I don't own the piece, and cannot vouch for its authenticity. It is interesting -- even if it is controversial. I do find it amusing how quickly "experts" pass judgment without actually physically examining the piece, don't you?
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