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Unformatted text preview: found fragments in three different rooms o Minoans like bulls o After palace destroyed 1200 BC ruins sat there for 500 years aprox Thera/Santorini • Thera Bronze age name • Santorini couple hundred years old named by venetians • Volcano blew up, ash found as far away as Egypt o Still active, last eruption 1956 • 30ft of ash fell, completely buried town o looks similar to Pompeii • earthquake hit 10 years before volcano blew • not a single body found • took everything that moved o when found holes, poured plaster b/c wood had disintegrated • Site closed because of collapse o Killed British tourist...
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