MYCENAE

The citadel of Mycenae was the capital of the Mycenaean civilization. The Mycenaeans were a bronze age civilization in Greece from about 1600 BC to about 1100 BC. It is believed that it was the Mycenaeans who took part in the war with Troy.

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Mycenae

Inside the museum at Mycenae. Replica of the death mask of Agamemnon found at Mycenae. The original is in the Archaeological Museum in Athens.
Another replica, again the original is in Athens (see separate page).
Linear B script.
We approach the famous Lions gate, entrance to the citadel of Mycenae. The Lions Gate.
Grave circle A.
Me under the Lions Gate. No this wasn't Sparta!
Treasure of Atreus.
The side chamber.

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