Connoisseurship for the ancients

November 5 2017

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Picture: Economist

The Economist reports on a bold attempt by scientists in the US to figure who painted a group of 2nd century AD funerary portraits from ancient Egypt. We don't know the artists' names of course, but apparently discernable groups attributable to one hand can be distinguished. More here.

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