Mycenaean gold disk, Late Helladic I period, 1600-1500 B.C..Dimensions:      Other: 2 5/8 x 1/16 in. (6.7 x 0.2 cm)

Mycenaean gold disk, Late Helladic I period, 1600-1500 B.C..Dimensions: Other: 2 5/8 x 1/16 in. (6.7 x 0.2 cm)

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Linear B - Despite such a non-descriptive name, Linear B has proved to be the oldest surviving record of the Greek dialect known as Mycenaean, named after the great site of Mycenae where the legendary Agamemnon ruled. The script's usage spanned the time period between approximately 1500 BCE and 1200 BCE , and geographically covered the island of Crete, as well as the southern part of the Greek Mainland.

Linear B - Despite such a non-descriptive name, Linear B has proved to be the oldest surviving record of the Greek dialect known as Mycenaean, named after the great site of Mycenae where the legendary Agamemnon ruled. The script's usage spanned the time period between approximately 1500 BCE and 1200 BCE , and geographically covered the island of Crete, as well as the southern part of the Greek Mainland.

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Diadem, part of the "Treasure of Priam" excavated at Troy by Heinrich Schliemann . The treasure was taken to Berlin by Schliemann, but the Russian army seized it in 1945 and took it to Russia. It is now part of the collection of The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.

Diadem, part of the "Treasure of Priam" excavated at Troy by Heinrich Schliemann . The treasure was taken to Berlin by Schliemann, but the Russian army seized it in 1945 and took it to Russia. It is now part of the collection of The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.

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Gold octopus ornament from Mycenae (which appears to be upside down)  - around 12thC BC

Gold octopus ornament from Mycenae (which appears to be upside down) - around 12thC BC

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Bronze Age Swords (Aegean and Mycenaean)

Bronze Age Swords (Aegean and Mycenaean)

Athena - Mycenaean Athana potniya by Panaiotis on DeviantArt

Athena - Mycenaean Athana potniya by Panaiotis on DeviantArt

Bronze dagger with gold decoration. 16th century B.C. From another grave at the Mycenaean site where the Mask of Agamemnon was found.

Bronze dagger with gold decoration. 16th century B.C. From another grave at the Mycenaean site where the Mask of Agamemnon was found.

By  Periklis    Deligiannis A  museum  collection  of  Mycenaean  bronze  weapons.  It  includes  swords  (in  Linear  B:  qi-si-po,  ξίφος),  some  of  them  called  ‘phasgana’  (pa-ka-na,  φάσγαν…

By Periklis Deligiannis A museum collection of Mycenaean bronze weapons. It includes swords (in Linear B: qi-si-po, ξίφος), some of them called ‘phasgana’ (pa-ka-na, φάσγαν…

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