Some of the recent findings at Santorini’s Akrotiri archaeological site.
Photo credit: Greek Ministry of Culture
Most of the discoveries are related to the everyday life of the people who lived on the island before the volcanic explosion which destroyed most of the island and subsequently the Minoan civilization on Crete.
Ordinary objects used by the people of the island, even including clothing and burned fruit, were found, most likely believed to be the very last objects the people of Santorini were using in the moments before the devastating volcanic eruption.
Additionally, more than 130 micelle vessels were found, which archaeologists believe were most likely related to a burial place.
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