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Fresco fragments from a frieze showing a seascape with flying fish.
From Phylakopi, Melos, 1600-1500 ..

The fresco decorated the wall of a room in a compound of religious character. Blue, red and black (for the outline) are used to create one of the most beautiful wall paintings of the Aegean, with obvious influences from Minoan Crete.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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