Mycenae Artifacts (1600 - 1100 B.C.)

  From the National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Golden Death mask (16th century. B.C.)
Named "Mask of Agamemnon" by Schliemann in 1876.
It is now believed that this claim is false since the mask predates the death of Agamemnon, but the name sounds so good that we continue using it.
Found in Tomb V, Grave Circle A at Mycenae.
Death mask (gold) Mycenae. (16th century. B.C.)
Found in tomb IV in Grave circle A which housed five individuals.
Death mask (gold) Mycenae (16th century. B.C.)
Found in tomb IV in Grave circle A which housed five individuals.
Death mask (gold) Mycenae (16th century. B.C.)
Found in tomb IV in Grave circle A which housed five individuals.
Two Golden goblets
Found in Royal Tomb V, Grave Circle A, at Mycenae
Gold rhyton, 16th century. B.C.
Tomb IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenaean Acropolis
Silver and gold rhyton, 16th century. B.C.
Tomb IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenaean Acropolis
The Minoan influence is evident in this spectacular artifact, and it might have been created by a Cretan artist. The Heraklion museum in Crete exhibits a similar rhyton.
Bronze dager decorated with gold, 16th century. B.C.
Found in Tomb V, Royal Grave Circle A, Mycenae
Bronze dager decorated with gold, 16th century. B.C.
Found in Tomb IV, Royal Grave Circle A, Mycenae
Funeral Diadem (Gold)
Found at tomb III, Royal Grave Circle A
It adorned the head of the buried Mycenean Princes
Small vase carved out of rock crystal, 16th century. B.C.
Found in Grave O, Grave circle B, at Mycenae.
Gold ring, also used as a seal
16th century. B.C. Mycenae
Gold ring, also used as a seal
16th century. B.C. Mycenae
Ceramic crater used for wine. 13th c. B.C.
   
 
Stele from Grave Circle A, sandstone
 

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Acropolis of Mycenae
Artifacts from Tiryns
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