Mycenae: Tomb of Aigistos (or, Aegisthus)
The so-called Tomb of Aigisthos is situated just next to the so-called Tomb of Clytemnestra
- his lover and Agamemnon's wife -, but they do not belong to the same period. While the Clytemnestra's is the most recent of the nine tholos tombs in Mycenae, Aigisthos' is one of the oldest, dated around 1470 BC.
The top of dromos was fallen in and it is not possible to get close or to go inside. This tomb has been excavated and investigated by British School in 1922.
- Robin Barber, Greece (Blue Guide), London- N.Y. 2001 (Revised reprint of the 6th edition of 1995), p. 228.
- Christopher Mee & Antony Spawforth, Greece (An Oxford Archaeological Guide). Oxford/ OUP, 2001, p. 185.
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