Greek and American Archaeologists Discover Parts of Mycenaean Throne



Archaeological sites of Mycenae and TirynsArchaeologists have possibly found a part of the ancient Mycenaean Kingdom’s throne, according to a report by “Real news.”

The article notes that this part of the throne, which is estimated to have been built around the 13th century B.C., was found a few meters away from the Mycenaean Acropolis and weighs around 50 kilos.

The discovery was made by Dickinson State University Associate Professor of Archaeology and President of the Mycenaean Institute, Christofilis Maggidis as well as members of his team.

While the throne was discovered in June 2014, archaeologists informed the Greek Culture Ministry about the importance of the discovery in July 2015, after carrying out extensive research on the findings. According to the report, the archaeologists highlighted that this is the only Mycenaean throne to have been found in continental Greece.

The Culture Ministry is currently examining whether it will provide assistance for further research, the article reports.