Monkey Fresco, Akrotiri

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 March 2014

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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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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