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    Posted April 30, 2012 by
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    Anyone who knows only a few about the Prehistoric Site of Akrotiri in Santorini, Greece knows that magnificent frescoes were found there... Frescoes that date back to 1600 B.C.. Nevertheless, except only two or three of them that are exhibited in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens and a few in the Prehistoric Museum of Thera in Fira of Santorini, the rest are hidden because the government cannot hire guards in order to open the part of the Prehistoric Museum of Thera which is dedicated to this purpose... Frescoes like the two young fishermen, the adorants, the saffron gatherers, the flotilla, the river, the rosettes, the ikria (stages), the young priestess with offerings, the vases, and many many more will be hidden in storerooms due to the reluctance of the Greek government and of the local authorities... It's a shame....

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