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 (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.

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

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

The Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete. With already a history of extensive human occupation, the first palace was built here approximately 2000 BC.

The Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete. With already a history of extensive human occupation, the first palace was built here approximately 2000 BC.

The Mask of Agamemnon is an artifact discovered at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann. The artifact is a funeral mask hewn in gold, and was found over the face of a body located in a burial shaft. Schliemann believed that he had discovered the body of the legendary Greek leader Agamemnon, but modern research suggests that the mask is from 1550-1500 BC(earlier than the life of Agamemnon, as tradition regards it). The mask is currently displayed in the National Archaeological Museum in…

The Mask of Agamemnon is an artifact discovered at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann. The artifact is a funeral mask hewn in gold, and was found over the face of a body located in a burial shaft. Schliemann believed that he had discovered the body of the legendary Greek leader Agamemnon, but modern research suggests that the mask is from 1550-1500 BC(earlier than the life of Agamemnon, as tradition regards it). The mask is currently displayed in the National Archaeological Museum in…

The Mycenaean Tholos tomb known as "Lamiospito" on the hill of Dimini Neolithic settlement at  #Volos#Greece

The Mycenaean Tholos tomb known as "Lamiospito" on the hill of Dimini Neolithic settlement at #Volos#Greece

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.

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.

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