Mycenae Photos

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Mycenae citadel and environs.
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Mycenae Acropolis.
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Grave Circle B.
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Excavations at the citadel.
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Tholos Tomb of Clytemnestra
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Tholos Tomb of Clytemnestra interior roof.
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The Roman era theatre that was built right over the ancient tholos tomb of Aegisthus
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Overview of the tombs outside the citadel
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The Tholos Tomb of Aegisthus. The roof has collapsed.
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The cyclopean walls of Mycenae
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The approach to the gate
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Cyclopean fortifications around the main entry to the citadel
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The Lion Gate
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Mycenae Lions Gate
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Grave circle A is located to the right of the lions gate inside the citadel
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Grave circle A was the place where all the golden artifacts were found by Schliemann.
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Grave circle A detail.
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Mycenae excavations
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The palace remains at the top of the citadel
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View of the Palace building and the view of the valley below
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The inhabitants of Mycenae enjoyed a panoramic view of the fertile valley below
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Ancient Mycenae ruins
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The underwater cistern
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The underwater was constructed in with the corbel arch technique.
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The northern gate of Mycenae. Exit here and follow the footpath to the museum.
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The Lions Tholos Tomb, outside the walls of the citadel. It is located near the museum's entrance.
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View of the acropolis of Mycenae on the hill.
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The treasury of Atreus is outside the acropolis.
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The approach to the treasury of Atreus. In ancient times it was covered with stucco and colorful frescoes.
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Inside the tholos tomb known as treasury of Atreus.
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Panoramic view of the Treasury of Atreus interior.
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The acropolis of Mycenae as viewed from the Treasury of Atreus
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Mycenae. Reconstruction of the citadel with the fortifications and major buildings included.

Photos of ancient artifacts found at Mycneae from the
The National Archaeological Museum of Athens

Information about Mycenae

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