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The excavations of Heinrich Schliemann at the acropolis of Mycenae.
1. The golden funerary mask known as Mask of Atreus, discovered at Mycenae. 2. The Bull of Mycenae. 3, 4. Golden votive offerings from Mycenae. 5, 6. Golden jewellery from Mycenae.
Plan of the excavation site of Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae Acropolis. Plan of the Acropolis of Mycenae.
View of the site of Heinrich Schliemann's excavation at Mycenae. In the foreground, Grave Circle A.
Tags: Acropolis of Mycenae, Animals, Architecture and built environment, Argolis, Art and antiquities, Carriages, Costume - Hats and headwear, Cyclopean walls, Equids, Excavations, Funerary monuments, Greece, Heinrich Schliemann, Human types, Mycenae, Mycenaean architecture, Mycenaean monuments, Peloponnese, Women
Winged statuette, probably of Eros, discovered at the excavations near the monastery of Saint John the Theologian at ancient Aptera, under the author's supervision. The author took the statuette with him to Britain.
Ancient inscription of a city decree discovered by the author near the foundations of the monastery of Saint John the Theologian at Aptera, Chania, following a brief excavation.
Title page. Archaeological excavations at the temple of Apollo Epicurius in Bassae, conducted by the team of Western European archaeophiles who eventually pillaged all of the reliefs and sculptures of the temple.
Rock-cut Lycian tombs at Myra, Asia Minor.
Lycian tomb with relief of lion at Xanthus, Asia Minor. Parts of the monument are today housed at the British Museum, London.
Composition: The Monument of Philopappus. Scene of excavations at Thoricos, ancient settlement near Lavrio.
Tags: Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Boats and ships, Central Greece, Costume - Hats and headwear, Ethnic groups, Europeans, Excavations, Funerary monuments, Greece, Human types, Lavrio, Monument of Philopappus, Natural environment, Nobility, Professions, Reliefs, Ruins, Smoking, Social sphere and everyday life, Thorikos
View of the Erechtheion. Workmen excavating to reveal the base of the prostasis underneath the Caryatids. Ottoman official Dizdar Aǧa is leaning on his son-in-law's shoulder while two other Ottomans are supervising the excavations in order to keep him informed and to ensure that the British are not carrying away the archaeological findings. On the foreground a man, probably James Stuart, drawing the monument.
Tags: Acropoleis, Acropolis of Athens, Animals, Art and antiquities, Athens, Attica, Caryatids, Children, Costume - Hats and headwear, Digging tools, Dogs, Erechtheion, Ethnic groups, Europeans, Excavations, Greece, Horses, Houses, James Stuart, Ottoman officials, Ottomans, Painters / Engravers, Sheep, Smoking, Women, Writers
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