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The Plutonion, sanctuary of Hades, Eleusis. The grotto
behind the temple of Pluto was believed to be the
gateway to Hades, the Netherworld. According to myth,
this is the place of Persephone's abduction and return.
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The Plutonion, sanctuary of Hades, Eleusis. The grotto behind the temple of Plut...

A water reservoir on the island of Delos.
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A water reservoir on the island of Delos.

Giant storage vase from the Palace of Mallia,
Crete, found near the northern entrance. The
surface decorations copy the ropes employed
to move these heavy terracotta vessels.
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Giant storage vase from the Palace of Mallia, Crete, found near the northern en...

Sacrificial stone (kernos) of the Palace of Mallia,
Crete. The kernos has 34 cavities for offering
various seeds.
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Sacrificial stone (kernos) of the Palace of Mallia, Crete. The kernos has 34 cav...

Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete.
The "Throne of Minos" is of stone and embedded in the  
wall of a dark chamber. The griffin frescoes on the    
wall are restored from surviving fragments.
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Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Heraklion, Crete. The "Throne of Minos" is...

Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Crete.
The "Throne of Minos" is of stone and embedded in the
wall of a dark chamber (15th BCE). The griffin frescoes
on the wall are restored from surviving fragments.
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Throne room of the palace of Knossos, Crete. The "Throne of Minos" is of stone a...

Store-room and storage jars in the west wing           
of the Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete.
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Store-room and storage jars in the west wing of the Minoan palace of...

The river Acheron next to the Necromanteion of Ephyra, 
one of the entries to the Underworld. Charon ferried   
the dead here across to the Underworld.
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The river Acheron next to the Necromanteion of Ephyra, one of the entries to th...

The Necromanteion of Ephyra, a sanctuary of Persephone 
and Hades and an oracle of Death (3rd BCE). According  
to Greek myths, this was one of the gateways to Hades. 
Orpheus descended here to save Eurydike.               
Thracia, Greece
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The Necromanteion of Ephyra, a sanctuary of Persephone and Hades and an oracle...

The Necromanteion of Ephyra in Thrace,                 
a Sanctuary of Persephone and Hades and an oracle      
of Death (3rd BCE). See 01-01-02/4. Here Orpheus       
descended to save Eurydice.
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The Necromanteion of Ephyra in Thrace, a Sanctuary of Persephon...

Mount Oeta, not far from the Thermophylae Pass. From   
here, Heracles is said to have ascended to Olympus.
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Mount Oeta, not far from the Thermophylae Pass. From here, Heracles is said t...

Palace of King Nestor in Pylos, earthenware bathtub    
(12th BCE). Telemach, son of Ulysses, visited here     
to ask Nestor for news of his father.
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Palace of King Nestor in Pylos, earthenware bathtub (12th BCE). Telemach, so...