Map of the Trojan War States, c. 1200 BCE
The Bronze Age collapse at the end of the 13th century BCE saw a great many changes in the ancient world. Many second millennium...
Map of Troy
Plan of the archeological site of Troy/Hisarlik. Legend: 1: Gate 2: City Wall 3: Megarons 4: FN Gate 5: FO Gate...
Mask of Agamemnon, from shaft grave V, grave circle A, Mycenae, c.1550-1500 B.C.E.
Mask of Agamemnon, from shaft grave V, grave circle A, c.1550-1500 B.C.E., gold, 12 inches / 35 cm (National Archaeological...
Mask of Agamemnon: Schliemann's Discovery
A short video describing Heinrich Schliemann's discovery of the so-called "Death Mask of Agamemnon".
The Mycenaean civilization flourished in the late Bronze Age, from the 15th to the 13th century BCE and extended its influence...
The Bull of Minos: The Great Discoveries of Ancient Greece
Having visited the Peloponese and just half-filled a suitcase of books on ancient Greece, I saw this at the airport...
The Great Archaeologists
The Great Archaeologists, edited by Dr. Brian Fagan -- Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at the University of California...
The Menelaion: A Local Manifestation of a Pan-Hellenic Phenomenon
In his New History, the second century CE grammarian Ptolemy Chennos (also called Ptolemy Hephaestion) alleges that...
The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean (Oxford Handbooks)
At nearly a thousand pages this is a titan of a book covering 3000 to 1000BC. This period includes two of the Mediterranean's...
The Trojan Horse
A scene from the end of the Trojan War. The Greeks, to infiltrate the city, had taken the advice of Odysseus and tricked...