Miniature Frieze Flotilla
Detail from the fresco “Miniature Frieze Flotilla” found at the Prehistoric city of Akrotiri into The West House ,room 5 ,South wall.. Minoan period 1600 B.C.
Dimensions: Height: 0.30 m x 0,24 m
Location of the original: Prehistoric Museum of Thera
Materials and technique: The wall-painting is made of handmade lime plaster canvas which is glued on enhanced double seawood. The technique used is the ancient fresco with the original earth colours.The missing pieces of the original are being attributed with the same plaster used for the restoration of the originals.The special finishing applied makes the wall-painting resistant to dust and moisture as well as it ensures longevity without further maintenance, either when the wall-painting is hanged on the wall or built in the wall.