Gate of the Lions
The Gate of the Lions is located in Mycenae, Greece. It was the entrance to the city. On top of the gate there are two lions carved in stone facing each other with a column in the middle, believed to have been a statue of god or goddess.
Donald, R. Wonders of Architecture (New York, NY: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman