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Sanctuary of Demeter Eleusinian

To-day Basilis is in ruins, among which remains a sanctuary of Eleusinian Demeter (Paus. 8,29,5). This sanctuary was said to have been built by Cypselus, who had also established a beauty contest for women at the same sanctuary (Ekd. Athinon, Pausaniou Periegissis, vol.4, p. 307, note 7)].


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