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Summary

Early Helladic III tumulus

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Lerna

House of the Tiles at Lerna.

Lerna

Ancient Greek town.

Castle of Lerna

Castle of Lerna

Temenion

Temenion

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The tumulus of Lerna IV was soil mound over the site of the House of Tiles.This low tumulus was surrounded by a ring of stones in order mark off a sacred area or to separate the land of the dead from the land of the living.

See:

  1. N. G. L. Hammond, Tumulus-Burial in: The Annual of the British School at Athens, Vol. 62 (1967), pp. 77-105