Item #2601 Dr Schliemann's Excavations in the Acropolis of Mycenae. Anon.

Dr Schliemann's Excavations in the Acropolis of Mycenae

Wood-engraving. 1877. 405mm by 550mm (sheet). Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890) was a German businessman and archaeologist, an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer. Schliemann was an important excavator of Troy, along with the Mycenaean sites Mycenae and Tiryns. His successes lent material weight to Homer's Iliad and Vergil's Aeneid reflecting actual historical events.
From the Illustrated London News. Central-fold as issued. Text on the reverse." Item #2601

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