Greek Archaeological Treasures: The “Mask of Agamemnon”

“I have gazed upon the face of Agamemnon,” boasted Heinrich Schliemann, the famous amateur archaeologist who first unearthed the gold funeral mask at Mycenae in 1876. Imagine his excitement and joy as he carefully brushed away the dirt to reveal the mask, depicting the face of a bearded man, glinting in the sunlight. But did … Read more