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9.3.3: The Treasury of Atreus

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    Below the great citadel of Mycenae, a passage into a hillside leads to a massive beehive-shaped tomb.

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    Treasury of Atreus
    Pilaster fragment, Treasury of Atreus
    Portal decoration fragment, Treasury of Atreus
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    Corbelled vault, Tholos tomb of Clytemnestra
    View of dromos, Treasury of Atreus
    View of Tholos base with Beth, Treasury of Atreus
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    Interior view of lintel and relieving triangle, Treasury of Atreus
    Pilaster reconstruction, Treasury of Atreus
    Looking out from the threshold, Treasury of Atreus
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    Interior Chamber entrance, Treasury of Atreus
    Lintel (view from below), Treasury of Atreus
    Portal decoration fragment, Treasury of Atreus
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    Corbelled vault, Treasury of Atreus
    View of Tholos with Beth, Treasury of Atreus
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