Mycenae: Grave Circle A layout

Layout of Grave Circle A located in the Mycenae citadel in Peloponnese, Greece

Grave Circle A layout

Layout of Grave Circle A
The image shows the layout of a cemetery known as the Grave Circle A located inside the Mycenae Citadel in Greece. The cemetery is enclosed by two rows of circular walls formed by stone slabs.

When this site was excavated, six shaft graves with the bodies of 19 people, including men, women, and children were found. Each grave had a mound and stelae. Also found in the grave are funerary objects, including a golden death mask, gold and silver cups, rings, buttons, bracelets, and daggers.

Related Pages
Mycenaean Civilization, Minoan Civilization
Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece

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