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.
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Keywords: funeral death mask of Agamemnon hammered golden sheet Schliemann Inv No 624
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