Martin Bailey is the author of Studio of the South: Van Gogh in Provence (Frances Lincoln)
The wooden horned head is now believed to be by an unknown artist. Questions over its attribution to Gauguin were examined in Apollo in 2009, in an article republished in full here
Was Van Gogh arrested in Arles on the night that he severed his own ear?
This episode explores an ancient funeral stele, Marie Antoinette’s breast bowl, and how digital technologies are helping to preserve Egyptian heritage sites