Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The great Mycenean tholos tombs

Excavations in the Treasury of Atreus
by Schliemann and his wife Sophia (1875).

From Henry Schliemann's book "Mycenae"
(London, 1878)

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

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