Author Archive | Naomi Eterman

A Relatively False Treatise on the Mask of Agamemnon and Its Finder

It was 1876 when Heinrich Schliemann unearthed the bodies of several anonymous Mycenean rulers, five of whom bore golden funeral masks with the imprints of what once may have resembled their faces. One of these masks, the most immaculately preserved of all the relics, was of particular interest. The businessman-archeologist Schliemann, eyes glistening and jowls […]

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