Agamemnon's murder Picture

After the destroy of Troia and stormy return voyage, Agamemnon landed in Argolis Aegisthus' country. Clytemnestra, Agamemnon's wife, had taken a lover, Aegisthus, and they invited Agamemnon to a banquet at which he was treacherously slain. According to the account given by Pindar and the tragedians, Clytemnestra in a bath and with the help of hidden sword she murder him. Aegisthus and Clytemnestra then ruled Agamemnon's kingdom for a time, but the murder of Agamemnon was eventually avenged by his son Orestes with the help of his daughter Electra.
A sad end of the cursed Atreus family
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