The miniature fresco from the West House at Akrotiri, Thera, and its Aegean Setting

  title={The miniature fresco from the West House at Akrotiri, Thera, and its Aegean Setting},
  author={Peter Warren},
  journal={The Journal of Hellenic Studies},
  pages={115 - 129}
  • P. Warren
  • Published 1 November 1979
  • History
  • The Journal of Hellenic Studies
The mansion known as the West House or House of the Admiral at Akrotiri, Thera, was excavated by Spyridon Marinatos in the 1971 and 1972 seasons. The miniature fresco, one of the most important monuments of Aegean art yet found, decorated room 5, which was the north-west corner room on the upper, first floor of the building. This room, approximately 4×4 m internally, had wide windows of three and four frames respectively in the north and west walls, an exit eastwards into the central part of… 


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