Daily Photo: 8 Heraklion

Daily Photo: 8 Heraklion

The Minoan treasures in the Archaeological Museum in Heraklion make it one of the best museums of its kind anywhere. Painted on plaster using the fresco technique and depicting ritual ceremonies in honour of the dead, this richly decorated limestone sarcophagus is more than three millennia old.

(Photo taken in September 2017)

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