Lion Gate, Mycenae

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  • This is the entrance of the Palace at Mycenae. It is almost in ruins of rubble remains well. Lion sculpture remains at the top of the gate. Guide it is described here, is filled with people at any time.
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  • A spectacular sight with excellent examples of the Mycenaean civilization. The portal is very impressive and is the main entrance of the Acropolis of Mycenae. Around you will see ruins mainly because we saved something else important.
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  • Two steps from the tomb of Agamemnon, is this fantastic archaeological site, the entrance to the site is characterized by this door with carved two lions. Stop by for the rankings photos but then visit www.
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  • Absolutely magnificent. I heard about this in classical studies, and it is amazing actually seeing it.
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  • Lion's Gate-is the main gateway of the Mycenaean Citadel. Led to it the way the ramp obudowanej walls ciosowymi. The border of the Lions Gate consists of two vertically set stone blocks, tilted slightly toward the Center. Lintel creates block stone thickness approx. 2 m and a length of 4.50 m, which was set triangular plate, which height is 3 m, width at the base of the 3.66 m, thickness of 0.61 m. Date its Foundation shall be determined on the II Millennium BC (CA. 1250 BC. ). Is the only surviving example of a monumental sculpture of the Mycenaean. The cause of her survival is probably its massive weight, which prevented export. Relief has been completely unveiled in 1840, and the whole year gate in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann.
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  • The lion's Gate shows the progress of the Mycenaean architecture.
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