Tuesday, 31 May 2022

Death masks of Mycenae

Gold funerary masks like the ones found at Mycenae have not been found anywhere else.The death masks of Mycenae are golden funerary masks found on bodies within a burial site titled Grave Circle A, located within the ancient Greek city of Mycenae. There are seven masks in total, found with the burials of six adult males and one male child. They were discovered by Heinrich Schliemann during his 1876 excavation of Mycenae.