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Lion Gate & Circle A, Mycenae, Late Bronze Age (1600 - 1100 BC), Mycenaean ---- Circle A cemetery - shaft grave era - found by Schliemann. 5 graves. He was looking for the burial of King Agamemnon.

Greece - Lion Gate & Circle A, Mycenae, Late Bronze Age - 1100 BC), Mycenaean ---- Circle A cemetery - shaft grave era - found by Schliemann. He was looking for the burial of King Agamemnon.

Mykenae

Mycenae - Mycenae is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90 kilometres miles) southwest of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. From the hill on which the palace was located, one can see across the Argolid to the Saronic Gulf.

Hattusa, Hittite Empire, circa 1300 BC. In keeping with the militaristic ethos of the Hittites, their capital city was magnificently fortified. Already situated on advantageous terrain, it was surrounded by double walls presaging the triple walls of Constantinople. On the ridge in the upper right is the "Acropolis" which was the royal district of the city which contained the palace. The city was destroyed in 1200 BC during the great Bronze Age Collapse.

Hattusa, Hittite Empire, ca 1300 BC. In keeping with the militaristic ethos of…

Persepolis

ARCHITECTURE: Aerial view of the ruins at Persepolis. Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran.

First Steps - Georgios Jakobides, 1892  Realism

First Steps - Georgios Jakobides, 1892 Realism Born: 11 January Lesbos, Greece Died: 13 December Athens, Greece Field: painting, sculpture Nationality: Greek Art Movement: Realism School or Group: Munich School (Σχολή του Μονάχου)