Archive pour la catégorie ‘Greece. English. Santorini ( Marika)’

Akrotiri

Friday 27 March 2009

Akrotiri: the place of excavations of prof. S. Marinatos

Frescoes of Akrotiri

Friday 27 March 2009

More of frescoes of Akrotiri are in the Museum of Prehistoric Thera (Santorini is also known as Thera) in Santorini and in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens (the capital of Greece).

Akrotiri - Santorini

Friday 27 March 2009

Near the village of Akrotiri in the island of Santorini, prof. S. Marinatos was started excavations in 1967.

The area was destroyed after a strong earthquake, before the eruption of volcano buried it in 1644B.C.

Houses in Akrotiri area had two or three floors with important mural paintings or frescoes on their walls.

We shall try to find more frescoes for you…