Forgeries and fakes of ancient Egyptian antiquities have existed for
centuries. Growing interest in ancient Egyptian
art during the XIXth century went hand in hand with an
increasing production of fakes -even museum
collections contain a certain number of forgeries (learn more)-.

Today, the antiquities marketplace is witnessing a great
development with internet shopping. Modern
fakers, fraudsters and fakesellers are systematically fooling new collectors with their entirely invented pieces and tourist
souvenirs being offered as genuine ancient artefacts.

This site is just an attempt to make new
collectors aware of this fact, as well as to
provide images of both authentic ancient Egyptian
artefacts and forgeries. We hope you find it useful.

The forging process behind scenes

The forging process behind scenes

faience amulets
relief carving
oil lamps
canopic jars
burial masks
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We know who sold the forgeries and fakes of ancient egyptian artefacts shown on this website.
We have decided not to disclose that information publicly.

Images and comments are placed in good faith to the best of our abilities.
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