Sophia Engastromenos, Heinrich Schliemanns wife, photographed wearing the “Jewels of Helen,” which her husband claimed to have discovered in the ruins of Troy. Around 1874.

Η Σοφία Εγκαστρωμένου,σύζυγος του Ερρίκου Σλίμαν φωτογραφίζεται φορώντας τα “κοσμήματα της Ελένης», τα οποία ισχυρίστηκε ο σύζυγός της ότι είχε ανακαλύψει στα ερείπια της Τροίας. Περίπου 1874.


(also Hecabe, Hécube; Ancient Greek: Ἑκάβη Hekábē, pronounced [hekábɛ͜ɛ]) 

was a queen in Greek mythology, the wife of King Priam of Troy during the Trojan War, with whom she had 19 children. These children included several major characters of Homer’s Iliad such as the warriors Hector and Paris and the prophetess Cassandra. Read more || Edit