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1500 BC volcano by guano, via Flickr

1500 BC volcano that destroyed Atlantis - A few nice famous quotes images I found: 1500 BC volcano that destroyed Atlantis Image by guano Emerging consensus that the Thera volcano in 1500 BC destroyed the mythical Atlantis! The Minoan eruption

The Mycenaean and Minoan World, mid-2nd millennium BCE

A Series of Maps of the Minoan & Mycenaean Empires: Part B – 4 more maps & a Quiz!

A Series of Maps of the Minoan & Mycenaean Empires: Part B – 4 more maps & a…

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More illustrations (Figures) for my article, “Pylos tablet Py TA (Ventris), the “Rosetta Stone” to Minoan Linear A tablet HT 31 (Haghia Triada) vessels and pottery” in Vol. 12 of Archaeology and Science: PART A

Crop circle:Le 12 août dernier, à Ansty, une petite ville près de Salisbury dans le Wiltshire en Angleterre, un incroyable crop circle a fait son apparition

Un incroyable « crop circle » a fait son apparition à Ansty, près de Salisbury, dans le Wiltshire

The Minoan civilization was a Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from approximately the 27th century BCE to the 15th century BCE. It was rediscovered in 20th century. Will Durant referred to it as "the first link in the European chain. The early inhabitants of Crete settled as early as 128,000 BCE, during the Middle Paleolithic age. It was not until 5000 BCE that the first signs of advanced agriculture appeared, marking the beginning of civilization.

The Minoan civilization was an Aegean Bronze Age civilization that arose on the island of Crete and flourished from approximately the century BC to the century BC

Map of Akrotiri in the Bronze Age, ca. 1600 BC.

Map of Bronze Age Akrotiri

Map Akrotiri 1600 BC-en - Akrotiri (Santorini) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Knossos tablet KN 1383 E j 924 25 rams onato lease field

Decipherment of Minoan Linear A tablet HT 131 (Haghia Triada) qareto = Linear B onato = “lease field”

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Oh those crazy Minoans ;) Minoan bull-leaping, Ancient religion and extreme sport :) ~S

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls

Minoan fresco, love this culture, they would jump the bulls- wall is treated with lime and plaster becomes permanent part of surface- earliest were created by minoans in Crete

Minoan Art by Piedmont Fossil, via Flickr

Minoan Art Reproduction of ancient Minoan art. The ancient Minoan civilization included settlements on the pre-eruption island of Thera. Some think the colapse of the volcanic crater into the sea lead to the myth of the lost continent of Atlantis.

The youngest lavas of the Santorini volcano were created on the 10th of January 1950. The volcanologists have named these lavas “Liatsikas” in honor of the geologist Liatsikas who had worked on the two volcanic islets of Santorini, the New and the Old Kameni, for many years. The Liatsikas lavas are the youngest volcanic rocks of Greece and of the Eastern Mediterranean  [photo by M. Ioakemides, January 1950]

According to a recent international study, the volcano of the island Santorini, Greece, erupted in the century BC and not earlier.

Estos antiguos frescos de la isla griega de Santorini nos muestran escenas de navegación en el mar Mediterráneo. (Wikimedia Commons)

Beautifully preserved frescoes from the Bronze-Age settlement of Akrotiri, Santorini. Akrotiri is a well-preserved Minoan Bronze-Age settlement which is in fact one of the most important prehistoric settlements in Greece ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪ ‪

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