Fisherman Fresco, Akrotiri

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by Marcus Cyron
published on 25 March 2014

The Fisherman Fresco from Akrotiri on the Aegean island of Thera (Santorini). The male may actually be a youth offering fish as part of a religious ceremony rather than a fisherman. From Room 5 of the West House, c. 17th century BCE. (National Archaeological Museum, Athens)

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