- Gates 2003，第136–137页.
- Hampe & Simon 1981，第49页: "The lions, who looked out over the land, served to protect the gate and the city. They also show that the city, and the king who ruled it, stood under the protection of the goddess Hera. The Lion relief is the sole monumental piece of Mycenaean sculpture which has come down to us."
- Gates, Charles. Ancient Cities: The Archaeology of Urban Life in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Greece, and Rome. New York, New York: Routledge. 2003. ISBN 0-415-12182-5.
- Hampe, Roland; Simon, Erika. The Birth of Greek Art: From the Mycenaean to the Archaic Period. New York: Oxford University Press. 1981.