In southern Greece, from around the year 5000 – 1100 B.C., there bloomed a civilization called Mycenae. When German archeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered, on the banks of Turkey, in the late 19th century, ancient Troy, he went further and excavated grave sites in Mycenae to uncover the burial mask of Agamemnon, the mythical Mycenaean king who fought in the Trojan War. Continue reading