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Sophia Schliemann wearing "Priam's Treasure"
1873 (on or after)
Albumen print, original
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In 1873 amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann excavated a rich treasure from Troy. He called this "Priam's Treasure" although it is now considered to be from a period a thousand years before the Trojan Wars. Schliemann's wife Sophia modelled the jewellery.