Street of the tombs 4th century grave relief on the plot of Lysimakhos of Akharnai. Kerameikos. Athens. Greece. It depicts two men with women on either side, seated at a table. Below them is Charon in his boat. 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.