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.
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
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.
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).
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