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Heinrich Schliemann's desk

Thanksgiving to Germans for tangible cultural heritageThe furniture of Heinrich schliemann's office has multiple values, because on the one hand they are a rare example of Greek tangible cultural heritage from the late 19th century and on the other hand they are associated with two important personalities: designed by the architect Ernesto Ziller on behalf of the archaeologist Eric Schliemann for his residence in Athens, the "Ilion Melathron".Their motifs (winged cryols, anthems, ram heads, lion legs, Athenian glaucus, satyr heads) refer to the revival of antiquity through the spirit of neoclassicism.http://www.katsigrasmuseum.gr/%CE%AD%CF%80%CE%B9%CF%80%CE%BB%CE%B1-%CF%83%CE%BB%CE%AE%CE%BC%CE%B1%CE%BD/

Ernst Moritz Theodor Ziller(Greek:Ερνέστος Τσίλλερ,Ernestos Tsiller(22 June 1837 – 4 November 1923) was a German born university teacher and architect who later became aGreeknational. In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, he was a major designer of royal and municipal buildings inAthens,Patras, and other Greek cities.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_ZillerErnst Ziller - WikipediaErnst Moritz Theodor Ziller ( Greek: Ερνέστος Τσίλλερ, Ernestos Tsiller (22 June 1837 - 4 November 1923) was a German born university teacher and...Wikipedia

Heinrich Schliemann(German:[ˈʃliːman]; 6 January 1822 – 26 December 1890) was aGermanbusinessman and pioneer in the field ofarchaeology. He was an advocate of the historicity of places mentioned in the works ofHomerand an archaeological excavator ofHisarlik, now presumed to be the site ofTroy, along with theMycenaeansitesMycenaeandTiryns. His work lent weight to the idea thatHomer'sIliadreflectshistorical eventshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heinrich_SchliemannHeinrich Schliemann - WikipediaHeinrich Schliemann ( German: ; 6 January 1822 - 26 December 1890) was a German businessman and pioneer in the field of archaeology. He was an...Wikipedia

Schliemann's residence in Athens, known as Ilion Melathron, was the place for which the office was designedhttps://el.wikipedia.org/wiki/%CE%99%CE%BB%CE%AF%CE%BF%CF%85_%CE%9C%CE%AD%CE%BB%CE%B1%CE%B8%CF%81%CE%BF%CE%BDΙλίου Μέλαθρον - ΒικιπαίδειαΤο λήμμα παραθέτει τις πηγές του αόριστα, χωρίς Βοηθήστε συνδέοντας το κείμενο με τις πηγές παραπομπές . χρησιμοποιώντας παραπομπές, ώστε να είναι...Wikipedia

In 1955, doctor Georgios Katsigras bought the furniture in Athens, from an antique dealer,Stathis Kyrloglou. It is even said that Schliemann furniture attracted the interest of various buyers, including Queen Frederick. After their purchase by Georgios Katsigras, they were first transferred to his office at the clinic and then to his doctor's office.