The Fisherman


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The Fisherman


The Fisherman

 

The Minoans' all important relationship with the sea is demonstrated in much of their art, including this fresco.

This vividly naturalistic silhouette of a fisherman is from the 16th century BCE. It was found in a house in Akrotire, on the island of Thera, which was destroyed a volcano. The fish appear to be mackererls or small tunas.

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