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Monkey Fresco, Akrotiri


Mark Cartwright
published on 24 March 2014
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The Monkey Fresco from Room B6 in Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera (Santorini), c. 17th century BCE. The monkeys are climbing rocks in an effort to escape dogs which are chasing them. (Museum of Prehistoric Thera, Santorini)

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2014, March 24). Monkey Fresco, Akrotiri. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Monkey Fresco, Akrotiri." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 24, 2014.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Monkey Fresco, Akrotiri." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Mar 2014. Web. 13 Apr 2021.

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