Lion Gate

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The Lion Gate, which was the main entrance to the acropolis, was built into the wall in the 13C BC. It is made up of four massive stone blocks, including a monolithic relieving triangle, above a lintel sculpted with two headless lionesses on their hind legs around a column. The structure - unusual for a civilisation that set little store by monumental sculpture - remains the sole decorative element of this plain complex.

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212 00 Mykínes

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