The Lion Gate at Mycenae
The Lion Gate at Mycenae
The archaeological site of Mycenae comprises the fortified acropolis and surrounding funerary and habitation sites, which are located mainly to its west and southwest. Most of the visible monuments date to the centre's great floruit, from 1350 to 1200 BC.

Great Cyclopean walls surround the almost triangular acropolis, which is accessed from the northwest through the famous Lion Gate, the symbol of the Mycenaean rulers' power. The gate was named after the two opposing lions carved in relief ...
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See also
Other monuments of the archaeological site
Treasure of Atreus
Subterranean cistern
Religion Centre of Mycenae
Cyclopean Walls
Lions' Gate
Grave Circle B