More than fifty different shapes have been distinquished among the thousands of vases which the excavation has produced to date. One of the most beautiful has decorations which extend over the entire surface of the vase painted in brownish-black and red on a buff ground with details rendered in white.
The apparent happy society of AKROTIRI came to an unhappy end. In about 1500BC a terrific eruption of the volcano buried the whole island beneath a very thick mantle of pumice and pozzuolana.
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November 7, 2004
From journal Too Few Days on Santorini
by Coronado Bob & Berie
October 17, 2004
From journal Santorini, A Slice of Heaven
July 10, 2003
From journal Mediterranean Cruise
by unorthodox traveler
November 15, 2000
From journal Santorini, Greece