Minoan Lady, Fresco, Akrotiri

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 24 March 2014
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A fresco from the House of the Ladies in Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera (Santorini), c. 17th century BCE. The several women depicted on the walls of the room wear typical Minoan dress. Above the women is a representation of a starry sky. (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 WHE.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2014, March 24). Minoan Lady, Fresco, Akrotiri. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2438/minoan-lady-fresco-akrotiri/

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Lady, Fresco, Akrotiri." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 24, 2014. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/2438/minoan-lady-fresco-akrotiri/.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Minoan Lady, Fresco, Akrotiri." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Mar 2014. Web. 03 Aug 2021.