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Find Moabite Antiquities Dating from Isaiah’s Time Forgeries

Moabite antiquities purporting to date from the time of Isaiah, about 750 B.C., which have ben offered for sale here to archeologists and antiquiarians by an Armenian woman have been labeled very clever forgeries by the leading Hungarian scholars and Semitologists.

The antiquities consist of a number of terra cotta tablets supposed to have been made by the Moabite King, Mesha. Professor Kmozko, the famous Hungarian Semitologist, investigating the authenticity of the so-called antiquities, declared that they are remarkable forgeries probably emanating from the forged collection of a Jerusalem dealer known to archeologists.