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These officials, in whom ultimate authority lay, were elected annually by the assembly and constituted the actual government of Sparta, SPARTA AND ATHENS supervising the entire range of state affairs. The ephors held regular meetings with the gerousia, influencing the choice of items to be debated at the assembly, and had monthly meetings with the two kings, at which the kings pledged themselves to observe the laws. In return, the ephors promised to support the kings, provided the kings did indeed observe the laws.
Unearthed a cache of golden objects, including bracelets, earrings, diadems, and many gold rings. The Schliemanns hid the treasure and smuggled it off the site and, eventually, out of Turkey. When news of the find leaked out, the Turkish authorities were outraged at the deception. Schliemann had to pay a very heavy fine before he was allowed to continue excavating. Although Schliemann remained convinced he had discovered the treasure of King Priam, later research established that the golden horde dated from more than a thousand years before the time of the Trojan War.
Later, a second circle of KEY The Mycenaean civilization in 1300 BCE 29 ANCIENT GREECE shaft tombs, called Grave Circle B, was discovered outside the citadel walls. The treasures that were buried with the deceased in these shaft tombs are a testimony to the power and wealth of Mycenae in those days. As well as gold death masks, the graves yielded many richly decorated weapons, including a number of daggers inlaid with gold or silver. Some of the daggers featured entire scenes, including hunts and battles, depicted in inlay work.