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Mycenae, Greece. One of the biggest thrills of my life was to stand beneath the lion gate at Mycenae!

Archeological site of Mycenae and Tiryns, Greece (UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Lions Gate, limestone. Mycenae, Greece. c. 1250 B.C. (Late Mycenaean te acuerdas mi Nanis?

Lions Gate, BCE, Mycenae Greece] The Lion Gate consists of two monoliths surmounted by a triangular stone sculpture in which a central pillar of Minoan type is flanked heraldically by a pair of high relief lions.

Entrance to Mycenae water cisterns for underground water storage. Excavated by the archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann in 1876.  Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage  Archaeological Site, Peloponnese, Greece

Π Bronze age Etruscan colony Mycenae: Entrance to water cisterns for underground water storage. Mycenae UNESCO World Heritage Archaeological Site, Peloponnese

Cerchio tombale A - XV sec. a.C. - Micene.    #MR

Dating back to the bronze-age of Greece. Ancient even to Plato and Aristotle, the stuff Greek myths are made out of.

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.

Laying silently at the base of Profitis Ilias hill, in #Tiryntha (#Tiryns), the…

Laying silently at the base of Profitis Ilias hill, in ( the tholos tomb is similar to the of in only a lot smaller. It is part of the ancient ruins found in abundance in the area of Ancient the Mycenaean Civilization's second most prominent town in the

Greece Travel Inspiration - Lion Gateway at Mycenae, Mycenaean, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BC), 1250 BC ---- Schliemann went to troy and found the lost city he read about in Homer's epics - dug over 1,000 years too deep, but got the treasure - then he went to Mycenae - Heads of lions missing.  Nobody thought to dig there, knowing it was part of Homeric poems - Schliemann excavated.

“I Have Looked Upon the Face of Agamemnon…”

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