Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece. Minoan Bronze Age settlement.

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BRONZE AGE Akrotiri ruins in the village of Thera on Santorini, Greece - civilization was more advanced in the Aegean than the rest of Europe as these village structures prove.

Akrotiri Archaeological Site, Santorini, Greece

Akrotiri, Thera: excavation into rock showing doors and windows among the rubble.

Santorin - Fouilles d'Akrotiri

Santorin - Fouilles d'Akrotiri

Akrotiri Santorini Greece

Pithoi at Akrotiri Santorini Greece

Akroteri, a Minoan city on the south part of Thera, is being excavated. About 3-6 feet (1-2 m) of ash fell on the city which had a population of about 30,000. The residents appear to have been successfully evacuated prior to the eruption. No bodies hav e been found in the ash like those at Vesuvius. Archeologists also reported that movable objects had been taken from the city. Photography copyrighted by Robert Decker.

Akrotiri was uncovered during construction of the Suez Canal in Accidently, as so many archaeological finds are! The ash from the island of Santorini was being quarried and purely by chance the workers stumbled across this amazing place.

Akrotiri, Santorini Greece

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Historical ruins in Akrotiri, Santorini

Historical ruins in Akrotiri, Santorini, Greece

Santorini, Greece, the arhaelogical site of AKROTIRI during the BC's.

Akrotiri is well known as the excavation site of a remarkably well-preserved Minoan Bronze Age colonization that was buried by the massive.


Santorini, or Thira, is one of the Cyclades islands of Greece in the Aegean Sea.

Archaeological site of Akrotiri - Santorini

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Archaeological site of Akrotiri - Santorini