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  • The attribution to Demeter is supported by the discovery of votive terra-cottas, representing Demeter and Kore in the neighbourhood, while the conjecture that it was dedicated to the rivergod Acragas rests on its position above the river, in the valley of which, indeed, a statue which may represent the deity has been discovered.
  • From this town we have a very interesting though brief inscription dating probably from early in the 3rd century B.C.; it is cut upon a small bronze plate (now in the Naples Museum), which must have once been fixed to some votive object, dedicated to the god Declunus (or the goddess Decluna).
  • They were known in Roman times, and many votive altars dedicated to Apollo and the nymphs have been found.
  • His image and name are often found on "votive hands," a kind of talisman adorned with emblems, the nature of which is obscure.
  • A large number of votive terra-cotta figures, vases and lamps were found in the course of the excavations.

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