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.

A bronze age period war chariot departs from the Achaean citadel of Mycenae in Greece. c.1400 BC.

A bronze age period war chariot departs from the Achaean citadel of Mycenae in Greece. c.1400 BC.

Citadel at Mycenae Greece, ca 1600-1200, Helladic

Citadel at Mycenae Greece, ca 1600-1200, Helladic

Mycenae - rich in gold.  "Grave of the Women", Grave Circle A, Mycenae (1600-1500 BC) -   National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Mycenae - rich in gold. "Grave of the Women", Grave Circle A, Mycenae (1600-1500 BC) - National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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