Blog launched: Sept 1, 2010

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Gold masks

_8012793 [Mask A]

Death masks made of gold.
They were found in Grave IV at Mycenae excavations.

16th century BC

The mask below is the only one found that shows the eyes open.

_8012787 [Mask B]

Photographed within the National Archeological Museum in Athens [here] on March 16, 2014


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