Ancient Macedonia: The “Lady of Aigai” Comes to Light – Treasures From An Epic Era Of Hellenism

Probably the wife of Amyntas I, king of Macedon. 5th Century B.C., Aigai, Greece.

Βuried with a gold mask  over her face, gold earrings , a headband  over her hair and a necklace of gold beads. Her dress was fastened with silver pins, terminating in gold orbs in the shape of poppy capsules. Rosettes  and other gold ornaments were sewn on various places of her dress. Also buried  with her were a large number

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of clay figurines, a silver phiale and bronze vessels.