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The cave of Trophonius in Livadeia, Greece; the cavities in the rock are for votive offerings. Etching by Elizabeth Byrne, 1813, after E.D. Clarke.

Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822.
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31 January 1813

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Lebadia: later called Livadeia, a town in Boeotia, central Greece. The cave contained the oracle of the deity Trophonius

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London (Strand) : T. Cadell & W. Davies, 31 January 1813.

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1 print : etching ; image 15.6 x 21.6 cm

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Cave of Trophonius in Lebadia. ; with the cavities cut in the rock for votive tablets, &c. ; E.D. Clarke delin. ; etchd. by Elizth. Byrne.

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The cave of Trophonius in Livadeia, Greece; the cavities in the rock are for votive offerings. Etching by Elizabeth Byrne, 1813, after E.D. Clarke. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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