Flying-fish Fresco, Melos

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Mark Cartwright
published on 20 April 2015

A fresco depicting flying-fish from Phylakopi, Melos. Late Cycladic, 16th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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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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