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Minoan-style painting found at Canaanite palace

A Minoan-style painting has been found at the Canaanite palace of Tel Kabri. Tel Kabri is the only site in Israel where wall paintings similar in style to those found in the Aegean 3,600 years ago have been found; researchers say this was a conscious decision made by the city rulers

Tsunami may have inspired legend of Atlantis

Scientists are suggesting that the volcanic explosion that obliterated much of the island that might have inspired the legend of Atlantis apparently triggered a tsunami that traveled hundreds of miles. The islands that make up the small circular archipelago of Santorini, roughly 120 miles (200 km) southeast of Greece, are what

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