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

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.

The Lion Gate was the main entrance of the Bronze Age citadel of Mycenae, southern Greece. It was erected during the 13th century BC in the northwest side of the acropolis and is named after the relief sculpture of two lionesses or lions in a heraldic pose that stands above the entrance. The Lion Gate is the sole surviving monumental piece of Mycenaean sculpture, as well as the largest sculpture in the prehistoric Aegean. It is the only monument of Bronze Age Greece to bear an iconographic…

The Lion Gate was the main entrance of the Bronze Age citadel of Mycenae, southern Greece. It was erected during the 13th century BC in the northwest side of the acropolis and is named after the relief sculpture of two lionesses or lions in a heraldic pose that stands above the entrance. The Lion Gate is the sole surviving monumental piece of Mycenaean sculpture, as well as the largest sculpture in the prehistoric Aegean. It is the only monument of Bronze Age Greece to bear an iconographic…

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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.

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

The Running Horses Rapier. Unique museum quality reproduction of Bronze Age sword from Mycenae, Shaft Grave V, date c. 1650 B.C. Blade with short tang and three rivets (Type A), horse figures in relief along the blade, bronze. Hornshaped hiltplates of walnut, based on a hilt from the same tomb, amber pommel (imitation). Total length c. 83cm. (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and minor details). PayPal, worldwide shipping. www.bronsereplika.no.

The Running Horses Rapier. Unique museum quality reproduction of Bronze Age sword from Mycenae, Shaft Grave V, date c. 1650 B.C. Blade with short tang and three rivets (Type A), horse figures in relief along the blade, bronze. Hornshaped hiltplates of walnut, based on a hilt from the same tomb, amber pommel (imitation). Total length c. 83cm. (the image is a preliminary model-image, the actual sword might differ in finish and minor details). PayPal, worldwide shipping. www.bronsereplika.no.

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

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

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

(Millennium Oldest Gold) Mycenaean Golden Flower of Life petal rosettes from Mycenae, Greece. In the archaeological museum of Istanbul, Turkey.

Mycenae | Archaeology Department | Dickinson College

Not really stressed on in Ovid's Metamorphoses particularly but Perseus is the founder and played a major role in the founding of Mycenae, which is pictured. SOURCE: Archaeology Department of Dickinson College

Mycenaean gold necklace 1300 BC <3. Consider a multiple 3 tier style, or use last chain over neck to sustain lower 2 tier.

Mycenaean gold necklace 1300 BC Consider a multiple 3 tier style, or use last chain over neck to sustain lower 2 tier.

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