The two sites Dendra and Midea in the northern Argolis, located about two km. apart, originally probably belong together. Dendra, where settlement has been demonstrated since the early Neolithic, is best known for the large number of graves from the Bronze Age. The excavators found, among other things, a not yet plundered tholos grave and several chamber graves. Possibly the most famous find is a complete bronze armor (now in museum Nafplio, with a helmet made of wild boar teeth. Spectacular is still the grave of two horses in Dendra itself, which has been made easily accessible. It must have been a span for a chariot of the rulers of Midea The 270 meter high hill of Midea served as a fortified settlement in the Bronze Age The wide walls of the citadel, dating back to 1200 BC, can be seen from afar. once a Mycenaean palace on the upper plateau, but erosion rarely reveals it, and excavations since 2000 have focused primarily on the two gates of Midea and on the buildings below in the citadel, including a “megaron” -like building. itself, although in clearly worse condition than that of Tiryns and Mykene, is considerably larger