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

Interior of the Treasury of Atreus is an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece

Interior of the Treasury of Atreus is an impressive "tholos" beehive shaped tomb on the Panagitsa Hill at Mycenae. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece

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.

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 National Archaeological Museum of Athens

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…

1500 BCE. Mycenaean Funerary stone stele with chariot scene with spriral motifs. Mycenae, Grave Circle A, Grave V.  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

1500 BCE. Mycenaean Funerary stone stele with chariot scene with spriral motifs. Mycenae, Grave Circle A, Grave V. National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Golden Flower of Life petal rosettes from Mycenae, Greece, 1600 BC in the archaeological museum of Istanbul, Turkey

Golden Flower of Life petal rosettes from Mycenae, Greece, 1600 BC in the archaeological museum of Istanbul, Turkey

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