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Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Santorini, Greece

Akrotiri, Thera: excavation into rock showing doors and windows among the rubble.

Cuisine mexicaine. Un chef maya interdisant de toucher à un récipient de chocolat.

A Mayan chief forbids a person to touch a jar of chocolate - oh, he's just asking for trouble.

Fresco of Landscape with blue Monkeys, Akrotiri Thera - Santorini, Greece

monkeys au bon vieux temps :) Landscape with blue monkeys, a fresco from Akrotiri (Santorini), or ancient Thera, Greece

the throne of king minos at knossos palace, crete, greece. it was build 2600b.c., so its  4.600 years of history.

Throne Room: detail of throne. The main shrine may have been in what is now called the 'throne room' w/ the throne being used by a priest-ess rather than a King as Evans imagined. This throne is probably the oldest known throne in Europe

Minoan wall Fresco of a lady offering a necklace to a goddess. Notice the seam of her wrap around skirt, and her exposed breasts (1650 BC) - Akrotiri, Santorini Island

Minoan wall Fresco of a lady offering a necklace to a goddess. Notice the seam of her wrap around skirt, and her exposed breasts BC) - Akrotiri, Santorini Island

Estos antiguos frescos de la isla griega de Santorini nos muestran escenas de navegación en el mar Mediterráneo. (Wikimedia Commons)

Beautifully preserved frescoes from the Bronze-Age settlement of Akrotiri, Santorini. Akrotiri is a well-preserved Minoan Bronze-Age settlement which is in fact one of the most important prehistoric settlements in Greece ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪

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