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The golden face of Agamemnon  
   

The golden face of Agamemnon

According to Heinrich Schliemann who discovered the hoard when excavating Mycenae in 1876. It isn't Agamemnon but some obviously rich and powerful king who lived around 3,500 years ago. The original is in Athens
Kalamata 2019 Blog 3

June 9th 2019
Only one panoramic photo this time so don't wait for it to change. Also, there are more photos below the text if you want to skip the diary details; and if you double click on any of the photos you will get an enlarged, clearer image. You can return to the text anytime. Friday 7 June: the first big expedition, to the Northern Peloponnese to look at the great theatre at Epidaurus and Mycenae, ho ... read more
Europe » Greece » Pelopennese » Epidaurus

Greek Flag Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... read more
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