Lion tholos tomb in Mycenae

The Lion tholos tomb is the name given to a tholos tomb in Mycenae. The tomb is named after the famous Lion Gate of Mycenae.

Lion tholos tomb in Mycenae

The Lion tholos tomb (Greek: τάφων των Λεόντων) is the name given to a tholos tomb in Mycenae. The tomb is named after the famous Lion Gate of Mycenae. According to the classification by Alan Wace, it belongs to the second group of tholos tombs and dates back to the Late Helladic period. It was constructed around 1450 BCE.

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