10/27/1999

When describing the gold burial

Filed under:General — eric @ 2:22 am

When describing the gold burial mask Heinrich Schliemann (discoverer of Troy and Mycanae) found, he said, “I have gazed on the face of Agamemnon.” Now, some accuse Heinrich of faking the whole thing. This is potentially explosive stuff, and this Month’s Archaeology treats the subject with care.

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