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This is a Minoan fresco found at the palace of Knossos. Fresco paintings were formed by painting on a wall that was freshly covered with limestone, and did not have time to dry. I was actually able to visit this palace on Crete and it was amazing!

An elaborate Minoan fresco depicting sea life, found at the palace of Knossos c. Fresco paintings were formed by painting on a wall that was freshly covered with limestone, and did not have time to dry.

Akrotiri closeup of fresco

from Room 3 (The Adyton) of the building called Xeste 3 Akrotiri, Thera ; Middle Cycladic III or Late Minoan IA ; 1550 B.