Mycenae  - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese.  From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Mycenae - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

MYCENAEAN ARCHITECTURE 2ND-1ST MILL.BCE   The Lion Gate of the Citadel of Mycenae (1350-1330 BCE). The Lion Gate was discovered in 1876-1877 by Heinrich Schliemann.   Archaeological Site, Mycenae, Greece

Lion Gate Citadel at Mycenae Mycenae, Crete around B. limestone height of relief: Mycenae, Crete

Interior of the Treasury of Atreus (Agamemnon's Tomb) an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae an UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, in the north-eastern Peloponnese

Interior of the Treasury of Atreus (Agamemnon's Tomb) an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae, Greece, an UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, in the north-eastern Peloponnese

#Sword from shaft grave at Staphlos #crete and #Mycenae . Original : #gold #archaeological #museum , #herakleion

From shaft grave at Staphlos, Archaeological Museum, Herakleion

Minoan ring in gold, showing worshippers.

Agios Nikolaos, Crete , Archaeological Museum Golden Needle with Minoan Linear A

The Lion Gate, Mycenae ca 1250 BCE

Lion Gate at the entrance of Mycenae, with the confronting lionesses posing on both sides of a pillar above the lintel.

It is really the Death Mask of Agamemnon? Gold, found in Tomb V in Mycenae by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876. National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Mycenae. 1600-1500 BC.

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The so-called death mask of Agamemnon - the king of Mycenae in Homer's Iliad. Gold funeral mask from Grave Circle A, Mycenae century BCE). The mask in fact predates Agamemnon by 400 years but nevertheless.

Lion Gate & Circle A, Mykenae, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BCE), Mykenaean ---- Circle A cemetery - shaft grave era - found by Schliemann. 5 graves. He was looking for the burial of King Agamemnon.

Greece - Lion Gate & Circle A, Mycenae, Late Bronze Age - 1100 BC), Mycenaean ---- Circle A cemetery - shaft grave era - found by Schliemann. He was looking for the burial of King Agamemnon.

“#Greece - A spectacular aerial view of the Bronze Age fortified citadel of Mycenae, including Grave Circle A & the 'Lion Gate' (Ira Block)”

“#Greece - A spectacular aerial view of the Bronze Age fortified citadel of Mycenae, including Grave Circle A & the 'Lion Gate' (Ira Block)”

Photo by Josef Koudelka - Greece, Mycenae. 2003.

2003 Between 1991 and Josef Koudelka completed a long journey around twenty countries bordering the Mediterranean, stopping at over two hundred Greek and Roman archaeological sites

Excavated from Grave Delta in the Grave Circle B royal cemetery at Mycenae, a Bronze Age sword with an elaborate golden hilt, ca. 16th BC which is on display at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. ( #photo courtesy of St Louis Missouri Community College).

Excavated from Grave Delta in the Grave Circle B royal cemetery at Mycenae, a Bronze Age sword with an elaborate golden hilt, ca. BC which is on display at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens. ( courtesy of St Louis Missouri Community College).

A string of gold beads (1500-1350 BCE) from Mycenae. Nafplio Archaeological Museum.

10 Ancient Gold Jewellery Pieces

10 Ancient Gold Jewellery Pieces - Ancient History et cetera A string of gold beads BCE) from Mycenae.

Mycenae Grave Circle A. A 16th century BC royal cemetery containing six shaft graves, where a total of nineteen bodies were buried among the objects found were a series of gold death masks including Agamemnons. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876, following the descriptions of Homer and Pausanias. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece

Mycenae Grave Circle A. A century BC royal cemetery containing six shaft graves, where a total of nineteen bodies were buried. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece

Shaft Grave Circle at Mycenae 1600 BC    Grave Circle A contained famous Agamemmnon mask and other gold finery and weapons

Shaft Grave Circle at Mycenae 1600 BC Grave Circle A contained famous Agamemmnon mask and other gold finery and weapons

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