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Celina Batchelder

Hi Maggie,
I also found the Mask of Agamemnon to be a compelling example of the distorted discovery regarding these cultures. Schliemann seemed to be more concerned with his image, wanting to be the founder of the mask, rather than letting his discoveries remain organic in nature and honestly intentioned. It is unfortunate that there is no written history to make a juxtaposed comparison of timeline and Schliemann’s word. Schliemann was a businessman, so it’s not absurd to think that his intentions were more marketed towards his desire for fame and recognition.
Thank you for sharing.