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3000 BCE - 2000 BCE: First inhabitation of Mycenae area.
2100 BCE: First evidence of building structures at Mycenae.
1900 BCE: First recorded settlement at Eleusis.
1700 BCE - 1600 BCE: First shaft graves constructed at Mycenae.
1600 BCE: First evidence of elite buildings at Mycenae.
1550 BCE: Gold death-masks (including that of 'Agamemnon') made at Mycenae
1500 BCE - 1400 BCE: First palace structure and Treasury of Atreus tomb built at Mycenae.
1500 BCE - 1200 BCE: Mycenae at its peak of influence.
1500 BCE: First tholos tombs built at Mycenae.
1500 BCE - 1300 BCE: Mycenaean Thebes at its peak of prosperity and influence.
1500 BCE - 1200 BCE: Sphinxes are represented in Mycenaean art, particularly in pottery and ivory carving.
1450 BCE: Mycenaen influence extended to Knossos, Crete.
1450 BCE: Linear B script developed at Mycenae.
1400 BCE - 1300 BCE: Mycenaean palace architecture at Tiryns.
1400 BCE - 1300 BCE: Mycenaean fortifications, palaces and tombs constructed at Argos.
1400 BCE - 1100 BCE: Culture in the Cyclades is increasingly influenced by the Mycenaean civilization of mainland Greece.
1400 BCE: Rhodes has significant contact with the Mycenaean civilization.
1350 BCE: First evidence of a cult to Dionysos in Mycenaean culture.
1300 BCE: First palace destroyed at Mycenae and repaired, Lion Gate added and fortifications extended.
1300 BCE - 1200 BCE: Mycenaean Tiryns is at the height of its importance.
1300 BCE - 1250 BCE: Cyclopean stone bridge built near Mycenae.
1250 BCE - 1200 BCE: Mycenaean chamber tombs constructed at Thebes.
1200 BCE: Second palace destroyed at Mycenae, city begins to decline.
1200 BCE: Earthquake severely damages Tiryns.
1200 BCE - 1100 BCE: Argos takes over from Mycenae as most important regional power in the Argolid.