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The Lion Gate in Mycenae

The Lion Gate in Mycenae, 1200 BCE — Aegean Civilizations

The Lion Gate in Mycenae is an Ancient Aegean, Stone Sculpture created between 1300 BCE and 1200 BCE. The image is .

In the ancient world, walls were the most vital part of a city. From ancient Mesopotamia, kings used lions in art to symbolize their strength. The Mycenaeans built these gates during their rising prominence in bronze age Greece.

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