Made with Xara Website by Susan Smily  Mycenaean (1900-1100 B.C.)  Notes by Dr. Honora M. Finkelstein on the entire Peloponnesus of the lower Greek peninsula Warrior-like people with a rigid class system Arts Artistry with clay and terra-cotta for pottery and figurines Decorated weaponry, jewelry, and other artifacts in bronze, gold, and silver Architecture Fortress-palaces with massive double walls, narrow escape passages, and wide gateways. Famous Lion Gate created with massive hewn stones or ashlars Government, Law,  and Medicine Feudal system of kings and their nobles, who exploited the rest of the population. Established a royal tax system to support a large bureaucracy Philosophy/Religion Worshipped both predecessors of the Olympian gods and nature deities.