The Golden Mask of “Agamemnon”, c.1550-1500 BCE

The Golden Mask of Agamemnon, king of Mycenae Greece: The Mask of Agamemnon is an artifact discovered in Mycenae in 1876 by the German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann. This mask is made of gold and is a funeral mask found over the face of a dead body in a burial place at Mycenae. Schliemann thought that the body and the mask are of the legendary King Agamemnon.