Mycenaean Era Tombs Found in Southern Greece

Kiveri in the Argolis regionTombs dating back to the Mycenaean period 1600-1100 BC were found at the town of Kiveri in the Argolis region, in southern Greece.

According to Greek mythology, Danaos, founder of the city of Argos, one of the foremost Mycenaean cities of Peloponnese, had anchored at the small port town of Kiveri. The ancient temple of Genessios Poseidon was in the area and a series of Mycenaean tombs and remains of an ancient settlement were discovered at the site of Agios Dimitrios. Following an initiative from local authorities, the tombs will be restored and promoted with aim to become accessible to the public.
(source: ana-mpa)


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