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Dorothy H. Abramitis is a conservator in The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation.
Dorothy H. Abramitis, Conservator, The Sherman Fairchild Center for Objects Conservation
Posted: Wednesday, June 1, 2011
The "Mask of Agamemnon" is one of the most famous gold artifacts from the Greek Bronze Age. Found at Mycenae in 1876 by the distinguished archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann, it was one of several gold funeral masks found laid over the faces of the dead buried in the shaft graves of a royal cemetery.
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