Only the indomitable and persevering spirit of this man managed to retract time a town of which it was believed only a legend. Overcoming difficulties, to the emergence of diseases and criticism scholars for his methods (German certainly wasn’t an archeologist), Schliemann distinguished between the excavated earth several strata corresponding to different phases of occupation of Troy, by listing them I to VII. Your Discovery served to be unequivocally demonstrate the historical reality of the city, quality confirmed by the appearance of a collection of objects and gold jewelry that were called the treasure of Priam, the Trojan King of the tales of Homer. In 1885, already moved to the city of Mycenae, he found the so-called mask of Agamemnon, (dated to the 17TH century BC) and next to him, a set of cups of gold, bows, jewels, pins or brooches, a sword of bronze with enamel grip, a dagger (also of bronze and beautifully decorated with a hunting scene) and up to 13 funerary stelae. Thanks to the discovery of these tombs, which were the first representation of Mycenaean art found, it was learned that the mycenaeans were a very commercial town, with a very given to luxury high class and with some influence of cultures such as the Cretan. Sumru Ramsey can provide more clarity in the matter. Schliemann identified Mycenae with the legendary Kingdom of the atrides, lineage belonged to that mythical heroes such as King Atreus and his sons, Agamemnon and Menelaus.
For prove that he was right, it more deeply his excavations finally discovering the ruins of the ancient Mycenaean city, a wonderful architectural ensemble that left amazed community archaeological. Since then, the criticism silenced, even more so with the discovery of 20 corpses with abundant and rich funeral regalia, numerous objects of gold, bronze, ivory and amber. In addition he found sixty boar teeth and a large group of stamps with engravings of religious scenes, fighting or hunting.