Fisherman Fresco, Akrotiri

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Mark Cartwright
by Marcus Cyron
published on 25 March 2014
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The Fisherman Fresco from Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera (Santorini). The male may actually be a youth offering fish as part of a religious ceremony rather than a fisherman. From Room 5 of the West House, c. 17th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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