'The Treasure of Priam', c 2000 BC.
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Illustration made in 1875 of two 'golden diadems' excavated at the site of Ancient Troy by German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann (1822-1890). These items of gold jewellery probably dated from at least 1,000 years before King Priam who died c 1185 BC, and have since disappeared. Illustration from Schliemann's 'Troy and its remains: a narrative of researches and discoveries made on the site of Ilium, and in the Trojan Plain', published in 1875.