Mycenaean Boars tusk helmet from Chamber tomb 515, Mycenae, 16th cent BC. National Archaeological Museum Athens. Cat No 6507. Black Background
Ths Mycenaean Boars tusk helmet has cheek guards and a bone hook ontopExcavated by Christos Tsountas 1887-1898 from the tomb cemeteries that developed on the hillsides surrounding the Acropolis of Mycenae. These tombs were for high ranking officials and ordinary civilians. Most of tese graves were intact with their grave goods un touched.
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