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Dagger Blade Showing Hunting scene

Date: 16th Century BC

Location:

Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae

Materials:

Gold, Silver and niello

Significance:

Inlay technique

The use of weapons and armour

Evidence of trade and hunting

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Mycenaean Warrior Vase

Date: 13th Century BC

Location:

House of the Warrior, Mycenae

Materials:

Clay

Significance:

Weaponry and armour of Mycenaean soldiers

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Fresco of a Mycenaean woman holding a necklace

Date: 13th Century BC

Location:

Shaft grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae

Materials:

Paint

Significance:

Fresco colours

Style of female clothing and hairstyle

Jewellery

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Linear B tablet showing “tripod”

Date: 13th Century BC

Location:

Archive Room, Palace of Pylos

Materials:

Clay

Significance:

Shows various syllables and ideograms

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Gold Pyxis

Date: 16th Century BC

Location:

Shaft grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae

Materials:

Wood and Gold

Significance:

Image of lions chasing animals, heads of cattle, spirals

Repousse and filigree technique

Shows technique in metalworking

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Gold Rhyton

Date: 16th Century BC

Location:

Grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae

Materials:

Sheets of gold

Significance:

Image of Lion's head

Hammering, granulation and repousse technique

Shows techniques in metalworking

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Gold death mask of Agamemnon

Date: 16th Century BC

Location:

Grave V, Grave Circle A, Mycenae

Materials:

Sheets of gold

Significance:

Face of deceased

Hammering and repousse technique

Shows techniques in metalworking

Burial customs

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