Funeral mask (so-called Death mask of Agamemnon)
Hammered golden sheet.
1550—1500 BCE.
Inv. No. 624.Athens, National Archaeological MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Funeral mask (so-called Death mask of Agamemnon).

Hammered golden sheet.
1550—1500 BCE.
Inv. No. 624.

Athens, National Archaeological Museum
(Αθήνα, Εθνικό Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο)

Origin:
Excavations by Heinrich Schliemann, 1876., Mycenae, Grave Circle A, shaft grave V.
Literature:
Elsie Spathari. MYCENAE. A guide to the history and archaeology. Athens, 2014.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: ελληνική μυθολογία mythologia graeca greek mythology mitologia greca griechische mythologie grecque βασιλιάς ἀγαμέμνων αγαμέμνων αγαμέμνονας rex agamemnon king re agamennone herrscher roi toreutics toreutica cesellatura toreutik treibarbeit toreutique ελληνικό greco funeral death mask of hammered golden sheet schliemann inv no 624