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  • Tags: Eleusinian Mysteries

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This photograph depicts the Kallichoron, or, the Well Around Which to Dance. According to the Homeric Hymn to Demeter, this well, located in Eleusis, Greece, is the spot where Demeter stopped to rest and weep after the abduction of her daughter,…

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This photograph depicts the Telesterion, the ancient temple dedicated to the goddesses Demeter and Persephone. Located in Eleusis, Greece, the Telesterion was home to one of the most popular Mystery Cults of the ancient Greco-Roman world: i.e. the…

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This video depicts a funerary lekythos, a vessel used to offer wine and olive oil to the deceased. Lekythoi are similar to other amphorae, but their main distinguishing characteristic was the alabaster color of the vessels surface. This artifact is…
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