Mycenaean Greece was the last phase of the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece (ca. 1600–1100 BC). It takes its name from the archaeological site of Mycenae in…
Gold Cup Mycenae, shaft graves ca. 1600-1500 BCE. In 1876 Heinrich Schliemann excavated the shaft graves he believed he had found Nestor's Cup as described in the Iliad and the name stuck, SInce then the site has been dated 3 centuries before the Trojan War. Many differences also exist eg., instead of the doves found on the Homeric cup, the birds on the Mycenae cup are falcons.