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There are 2 objects for which Decoration contains "agamemnon"
2007.10.2.298 Naked male figure seated and playing a lyre. The figure is surrounded by armour and weaponry: a helmet to his left, a shield with a face at its centre at his feet to the right, and a sword hanging from some kind of frame or resting against it. The figure is possibly identified as Achilles as he was found by the embassy from Agamemnon at the beginning of book IX of Homer's Iliad.
2007.9.3.45 A large man wearing Greek attire and a beard, sacrificing a female infront of another female. Possibly the depiction of Agamemnon sacrificing Iphigenia, his daughter, infront of Clytemnestra (carrying an axe).
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