Ancient Aegean

Cycladic art

The art of the Cycladic islands.

c. 3200 to 1100 B.C.E.

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Akrotiri, Thera
Akrotiri, Thera

Hidden under volcanic ash for millennia, the beautiful frescoes in the houses of Akrotiri were recently unearthed.

<em>Male Harp Player</em> from Keros
Male Harp Player from Keros

Modern artists fell in the love with these abstract 5000 year old sculptures—but what was their real meaning?