German Museum Warns Chinese Clay Soldiers Could be Fake – AFP

From AFP:

A German museum has issued a warning that eight statues in its crowd-pulling exhibition on China’s legendary “Terracotta Army” may be fake after an art dealer instigated a police probe into their provenance.

“The exhibition continues but we have put up three notices at the entrance warning visitors that the pieces may not be authentic,” a spokeswoman for the Hamburg Museum of Ethnology, Marina Lifschitz, said this week….[Full Text]

(Image: The leader of an cleans the head of a terracotta warrior sculpture, in Hamburg, via AFP)

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