akrotiri spring fresco

The Akrotiri Spring Fresco

The Akrotiri Spring Fresco is a celebrated work of art from the Bronze Age Minoan civilization, found at the town of Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera (modern-day Santorini). It is believed that Akrotiri was destroyed by a volcanic eruption around 1600 BC, but this and many other Akrotiri Frescoes such as the Boxer, …

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akrotiri ship fresco

Ship Procession Fresco Akrotiri: Santorini’s ancient maritime world

Picture yourself stepping into a museum, walking up to a captivating work of art from an era gone by… You find yourself in front of the Ship Procession Fresco, a brilliantly preserved wall painting that tells tales of the Bronze Age and Minoan civilization. This fresco is housed in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera on …

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akrotiri fisherman fresco

Akrotiri Fisherman Fresco

The Akrotiri Fisherman Fresco is a captivating Bronze Age masterpiece which was discovered at Akrotiri, on the the Aegean island of Thera (ancient Santorini) and is a key representation of the ancient world’s artistic prowess. The fresco is estimated to have been created between 1650 and 1550 BCE and is believed to have been part …

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Akrotiri West House Frescoes

Picture a world rich with art and culture, a society deeply connected with its surrounding nature and a cosmopolitan civilization that thrived on its maritime prowess. The remnants of this illustrious past are still alive, etched onto the walls of the Akrotiri West House in Santorini, Greece. Join us as we explore the Akrotiri West …

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Ancient Thera – Santorini, Greece

If you’ve ever looked into traveling in Greece, chances are that you have heard about Ancient Thera Santorini.  Santorini is an island on the Aegean Sea, a little distance from the mainland, with a world of its own. You can find many things to do there from boat tours to wine tasting.  But how did …

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