1600-1200 BCE – Mycenaean Art

Lion Gate, Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1300-1250 BCE.  Limestone, relief panel 9’6″ high.

Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1300-1250 BCE.


Interior of the Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1300-1250 BCE.

Funerary mask, from Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1600-1500 BCE.  Beaten gold, 1′ high.  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Inlaid dagger blade with lion hunt from Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1600-1500 BCE.  Bronze, inlaid with gold, silver, and niello, 9″ long.  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

Warrior Vase (krater), from Mycenae, Greece, ca. 1200 BCE.  1′ 4″ high.  National Archaeological Museum, Athens.

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