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According to Homer, the Mycenaean civilization is dedicated to King Agamemnon who led the Greeks in the Trojan War.
Other notable sites during the Mycenaean Age include Athens, Thebes, Pylos and Tiryns. Found in Tomb V in Royal circle A at the Acropolis of Mycenae.Unearthed during excavations at Mycenae in 1876 by Heinrich Schliemann who believed it to belong to the Homeric hero Agamemnon.However, the Mycenaeans defeated the Minoans, acquiring the city of Troy in the process, according to Homer's Illiad (some historians argue this is Myth rather than fact).The latest kings and queens at Mycenae were buried in what are known as tholos tombs.