Lilies Fresco, Akrotiri

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by Ashley Anne (used with permission)
published on 25 March 2014

The Lilies Fresco from Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera, modern-day Santorini (also known as the Spring Fresco). From Room 2 of Building Delta, c. 17th century BCE. Lilies or papyrus are depicted growing from colourful volcanic rocks and swallows fly between the flowers. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)



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