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The city with advanced culture was the first settlement in history to have a citadel.
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A beehive tomb on the site of the ancient city of Mycenae, attributed to the legendary king.
The world's most famous citadel, the Acropolis of Athens was built in the 5th century BC, during the Age of Pericles.
The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.
The Athenian democracy was built on the community of citizens with full rights.
The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important archaeological artefacts.
The Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology were as diverse as humans.
Structures consisting of enormous stone blocks, dating back thousands of years, are monuments of megalithic cultures.
The animation shows five outstanding works in the history of sculpture.
The Olympic Games, held in the town every 4th year after 776 BC made it one of the centres of ancient Greece.
The theatre that has a distinctive shape and excellent acoustics was situated at the side of the Acropolis in Athens.
The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian order of columns are different in size and ornamentation as well.
According to Homer’s epic, Odysseus’ Stratagem caused the loss of Troy.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.
Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
The world famous monument in England still poses mysteries for archaeologist.