What is the Lions Gate sculpture at Mycenae known as?

What is the Lions Gate sculpture at Mycenae known as?

The Lion Gate (Greek: Πύλη των Λεόντων) was the main entrance of the Bronze Age citadel of Mycenae, southern Greece....
Lion Gate
Native name Greek: Πύλη των Λεόντων
AreaArgolid, Greece
Formed1250 BC

What is a relieving triangle?

A relieving triangle is a space (usually triangular) above a lintel in megalithic architecture to relieve the weight of the masonry. One example of a relieving triangle is the Lion Gate at Mycenae. Two lions in heraldic composition flank a pillar, forming a triangle.

Did Helen of Troy exist?

In Greek mythology, Helen of Troy is a character in Homer's epic poem, the Iliad. ... However, there is no solid evidence to suggest that Helen was a real person. The first written record of Helen is in the Iliad but the origins of the myth that surrounds her dates back to the Bronze Age.

Did Helen and Menelaus have a child?

Menelaus and Helen rule in Sparta for at least ten years; they have a daughter, Hermione, and (according to some myths) three sons: Aethiolas, Maraphius, and Pleisthenes. The marriage of Helen and Menelaus marks the beginning of the end of the age of heroes.