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Mycenae, an archaeological history and guide.

A. J. B. Wace

Mycenae, an archaeological history and guide.

by A. J. B. Wace

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Published by Princeton Univ. Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mycenae (Extinct city)
    • Subjects:
    • Mycenae (Extinct city),
    • Mycenae (Extinct city) -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 139-141.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF221.M9 W33
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 150 p.
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6050507M
      LC Control Number49010867
      OCLC/WorldCa1879252

      It is what a it is. A classic of archaeological history. Schliemann describes step by step the excavation of Mycenae in These are in the form of long letters describing the work he has undertaken and the various articles they have uncovered/5. Visiting the citadel of Mycenae is traveling back in time almost 3, years to the 14th and 13th century BCE, when Mycenae was at the peak of its religious, political, and economical power. But its mythical as well as its historical roots go back even further in time, and its power once reached far beyond the plain beneath its walls.

      Walk through history and myth in the archaeological site of Mycenae, with its legendary Lion Gate and the Tomb of Agamemnon, a 3, years-old megalithic monument.; Visit the charming seaside port of Nafplio, the first capital of modern Greece, with its soaring castle walls, old houses and picturesque narrow streets; Admire some of Nafplio's best artisans, including potters and weavers, work. Meanwhile, a systematic remote-sensing survey commenced in under the auspices of the Athens Archaeological Society in collaboration with Dickinson College, INSTAP, the Mycenaean Foundation, and the University of Thessaloniki; the geophysical survey applied various methods and techniques (ground penetrating radar, geomagnetometry.

      It is considered one of the most famous destinations in Greece and an ideal place for travelers who like visiting priceless archaeological sites. The famous Mycenae and the Ancient theatre of Epidaurus are waiting for us to recount their rich history and to step us back in time on a history tour. Mycenae 'Rich in Gold', the kingdom of mythical Agamemnon, first sung by Homer in his epics, is the most important and richest palatial centre of the Late Bronze Age in Greece. Its name was given to one of the greatest civilizations of Greek prehistory, the Mycenaean civilization, while the myths related to its history have inspired poets and.


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See all 45 Archaeological Museum of Ancient Mycenae tours on Tripadvisor/5(). Mycenae (Ancient Greek: Μυκῆναι or Μυκήνη, Mykēnē) is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, is located about kilometres (75 miles) south-west of Athens; 11 kilometres (7 miles) north of Argos; and 48 kilometres (30 miles) south of site is 19 kilometres (12 miles) inland from the Saronic Gulf and built upon a hill Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°43′51″N 22°45′23″E /.

The history of Mycenae was an important period for Greece and influenced the course of the country. The amateur archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann discovered the city of Troy by basing his investigation on the information given by Homer.

Then, he discovered the legendary. Grave Circle A is a 16th-century BC royal cemetery situated to the south of the Lion Gate, the main entrance of the Bronze Age citadel of Mycenae in southern Greece. This burial complex was initially constructed outside the walls of Mycenae and ultimately enclosed in the acropolis when the fortification was extended during the 13th century BC.

Grave Circle A and Grave Circle B, the latter Area: Argolis, Greece. an ancient city in the Argolid (southern Greece), an important center in the Bronze Age. In the third millennium B.C., Mycenae was a small the 17th century B.C., it became the capital of one of the early class-structured states of the sumptuous objects obtained from excavation of two groups of Mycenaean royal graves of the 17th and 16th centuries B.C.

testify to the. Prepare for your Trip to Greece. Capital: Athens Language: Greek Time Zone: UTC + 2hrs Telephone Country Code: +30 Electricity: V Currency: 1 Euro = cents The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, about 27km east of Athens, is the country’s main airport – with regular flights to other cities on the mainland and many islands.A number of these airports in mainland cities and on.

Mycenae is an archaeological site near Mykines in Argolis, north-eastern Peloponnese, Greece. In the second millennium BC, Mycenae was one of the major centers of Greek civilization, a military stronghold which dominated much of southern Greece, Crete, the Cyclades and parts of southwest Anatolia.

Nowadays, Mycenae is an impressive archaeological site in the region of Argolis, km southeast of Athens. It is believed that during the Roman Empire, Mycenae was a relevant touristic destination. What to do in Mycenae Lion Gate. The main gateway to the citadel of Mycenae is the most iconic symbol of this archaeological site.

Athens National Archaeological Museum; Agora of Athens Museum; Charioteer of Delphi; Crete Museums. Heraklion Museum; Sitia Museum; Delos Museum; Eleusis Museum; Eretria Museum; Marathon Museum; Mycenae Museum; Nafplion Museum; Nikopolis Museum; Olympia Museum; Thera Prehistoric Museum; Thessaloniki Museum.Mycenae (Μυκήνες) is one of the most important archaeological sites of fortified citadel is nested over the fertile plain of Argolis near the seashore in the northeast Peloponnese.

Mycenae is the largest and most important center of the civilization that was named "Mycenaean" after this very citadel.For information about free and reduced admission to Greek State Archaeological Sites, Monuments and Museums please press here. Parking and W.C. in the museum. French E., MYCENAE, Agamemnon' s Capital.

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