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The Prehistoric Buried City of Akrotiri - Discovered in 1860

The Prehistoric Buried City of Akrotiri - Discovered in 1860

Nicknamed Greece’s Pompeii, Akrotiri is the ruined city of Santorini. The main thing that Pompeii and Akrotiri have in common is that they were buried by volcanic eruptions which resulted in them both being perfectly preserved thereafter. However, there are also some major differences between the two. As reported in On The Luce, Pompeii (an archaeological site in Southern Italy) was destroyed...

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