Mycenaean Niello Dagger

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Niello Dagger
Bronze dagger with inlaid hunting scene - several men against a lion who has downed one of them - bodies of men and lions made of gold and silver - shields made of niello (a compound containing sulfur) - Neillo Dagger - found in Shaft Grave IV of Grave Circle A at Mycenae - 16th centure BC - Athens National Archeological Museum

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