Street of the tombs 5th century BC grave monuments from the burial plot of Koroibos of Melite. Kerameikos. Athens. Greece. On the left is the grave stele of Hegeso (wife of Koroibos) in the middle is the stele of Koroibos and on the right is the stele of Kleidimos, grandson of Koroibos. Serving as a burial ground as long ago as the 12th century BC, Kerameikos located in the ancient neighbourhood of potters contains part of the ancient city walls and the Dipylon, the main gate of Ancient Athens at a junction of the Sacred Way and Panathenaic Way. It served as a burial ground for the richest and most distinguished citizens of the city.