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Evidence of tsunami destruction found at Akrotiri before Thera eruption

February 2, 2020 - General

Two faience objects imitating the shells of the sea mollusks triton and nautilus were among the most outstanding objects found during the continued excavations of the ‘House of Benches’, southwest of ‘Xeste 3′, in the prehistoric site of Akrotiri on Santorini (Thera), the Ministry of Culture said in a press release.

The interior of the building referred to as the “House of Benches’
[Credit: Greek Ministry of Culture]Akrotiri was…

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