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The Mask of Agamemnon

The Mask of Agamemnon, 1500 BCE — Aegean Civilizations
17 cm25 cm

The Mask of Agamemnon is an Ancient Aegean, Gold Decorative Artwork created between 1550 BCE and 1500 BCE. It lives at the National Archaeological Museum, Athens in Greece. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Death in Art, and Masks.

Heinrich Schliemann discovers this funerary mask in 1876. He believed that is belonged to Agamemnon, himself, although modern scholarship places it about three centuries too early.

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