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Looking south toward the Gulf of Argos

The higher, Profitis Ilias, peak (1199 masl).

Looking east from the Aghios Elias peak (1199 masl) toward the Arna peak (1139 masl).

The Plain of Argos as seen from the Aghios Elias summit of Mt. Arachnaion.

Foundation of a chapel of Profitis Ilias on the summit of Mt. Arachnaion, Argolid, Greece. Religious activity on the peak dates at least as early as the Mycenaean period, as shown by recent rescue excavations.

Rescue excavations connected with the construction of a wind farm have turned up evidence of a cult-place dating to the Mycenaean through Classical periods.

Looking west toward Mycenae, which is hidden by the mass of Mt. Zara. Rescue excavations connected with the construction of the wind farm have turned up evidence of a cult-place on the summit of Arachnaion dating to the Mycenaean through Classical periods.