Schliemann’s “Mask of Agamemnon”

Known as the 'Mask of Agamemnon,' this exquisite funerary mask is made of gold, ca. 16th century BCE. It was found in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann in Tomb V at Mycenae, Greece. Currently on display in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece. Source: Wikimedia Commons

Known as the “Mask of Agamemnon,” this exquisite funerary mask is made of gold, ca. 16th century BCE. It was found in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann in Tomb V at Mycenae, Greece. Currently on display in the National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece.

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