by Auswal

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The earliest evidence for human habitation of Akrotiri can be traced back as early as the fifth millennium BC, when it was a small fishing and farming village. By the end of the third millennium, this community developed and expanded significantly. One factor for Akrotiri’s growth may be the trade relations it established with other cultures in the Aegean, as evidenced in fragments of foreign pottery at the site. Akrotiri’s strategic position on the primary sailing route between Cyprus and Minoan Crete also made it an important point for the copper trade, thus allowing them to become an important center for processing copper, as proven by the discovery of molds and crucibles there.
Akrotiri’s prosperity continued for about another 500 years; paved streets, an extensive drainage system, the production of high quality pottery, and further craft specialization all point to the level of sophistication achieved by the settlement. This all came to an end, however, in the late 17th century BC with the volcanic eruption of Thera.

Akrotiri was buried by this massive Theran eruption in the middle of the second millennium BC ; as a result, like the Roman ruins of Pompeii after it, it is remarkably well-preserved. Frescoes, pottery, furniture, advanced drainage systems and three-story buildings have been discovered at the site.

Auswal was inspired by this tragic story after two trips to Santorini when he was young.

Around Thera : "On a boat inside the Santorini caldera"
Akrotiri : "During Akrotiri’s prosperity"
The End of Akrotiri : "During the Minoan eruption"

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released February 22, 2016

All tracks written and composed by Auswal.

Mastering by Musunder

Artwork by Timothée Maire



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