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Minoan wall Fresco of  The Saffron Gatherers (detail) 1650 BC - Akrotiri, Santorini Island

Minoan wall Fresco of The Saffron Gatherers (detail) 1650 BC - Akrotiri, Santorini Island

A boxing fresco found in Knossos, Crete.

A boxing fresco found in Knossos, Crete.

Akrotiri is of a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the Greek island of Santorini, associated with the Minoan civilization due to inscriptions in Linear A, and close similarities in artifact and fresco styles. Akrotiri was buried by the widespread Thera eruption in the middle of the second millennium BC. Frescoes, pottery, furniture, advanced drainage systems and three-story buildings have been discovered at the site.

Akrotiri is of a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the Greek island of Santorini, associated with the Minoan civilization due to inscriptions in Linear A, and close similarities in artifact and fresco styles. Akrotiri was buried by the widespread Thera eruption in the middle of the second millennium BC. Frescoes, pottery, furniture, advanced drainage systems and three-story buildings have been discovered at the site.

Fresco Of Women Gathering Saffron -- From the Bronze-age excavation of the Minoan town of Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini, Greece -- National Archaeological Museum -- Athens, Greece

Fresco Of Women Gathering Saffron -- From the Bronze-age excavation of the Minoan town of Akrotiri on the Island of Santorini, Greece -- National Archaeological Museum -- Athens, Greece

Fresco from Akrotiri: Antelopes. Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1500BC.

Fresco from Akrotiri: Antelopes. Akrotiri is a Minoan Bronze Age settlement on the volcanic Greek island of Santorini (Thera). The settlement was destroyed in the Theran eruption about 1500BC.

Fresco of a fisherman, Akrotiri, Greece

Fresco of a fisherman, Akrotiri, Greece

Fresco from Akrotiri: Papyrus

Fresco from Akrotiri: Papyrus

Fresco of blue monkeys from the bronze age excavations of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini

Fresco of blue monkeys from the bronze age excavations of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini