Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Excavations in the Treasury of Atreus
by Schliemann and his wife Sophia (1875).
From Henry Schliemann's book "Mycenae"
The great tholos tomb "Treasury of Atreus"
The tomb of Clytaemnestra
The tomb of Aegisthos
Tomb of the Lions
Tomb of the Lions - The lintel consists of three blocks
Tomb of the Lions - The upper part of the tholos has collapsed
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The southern base of the semi-column
(24 April 2002)
The passage (dromos) of the Treasury
and the large stone on the right.
The 15th stone (detail)
It seems that the ground here was higher before.
The two semi-columns from
the Treasury of Atreus
National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Detail of the decoration.
Only few pieces have been found.