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A model of the Telesterion building in Athens during the Roman period, and an overhead plan of the Telesterion and it's neighboring buildings.

The Telesterion in Roman times.

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS contained in The Road To Eleusis by R. Gordon Wasson, Albert Hofmann, and Carl A. P. Ruck, scannned and OCR'ed  from the Rare Books Room at Penn State University's Pattee Library.


1. Ergot of Barley.

Scierotium of Claviceps purpurea growing on barley.

2. Ergot of Wheat.

Scierotium of Claviceps purpurea growing on wheat.

3. Ergot of Loliurn.

Scierotium of Claviceps pttrpurea growing on Lolium darnel, cockle, or 'tares' in the Bible.

4. Ergot of Paspalum.

Sclerotium of Claviceps paspali growing on Paspahtm distichum. Pictures 1-4 and 14 courtesy of Hans Kobel, Sandoz Research Laboratories, Basel, Switzefland.

5' Diachronic map of the excavated remains of the Eleusinian sanctuary. From The Blue Guides, Greece, ed. by Stuart Rossiter M. A. Ernest Benn Limited, London.

6. Model of the Eleusinian sanctuary during the Roman Period. Museum of Eleusis. Photo Carey Alexander & William Peterson.

7. Amphora, third quarter of the fourth century B. C., Pergamonmuseum, East Berlin. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antiken-Sammlung, inv. no. F. 3022.

8. Three golden stalks of wheat, 330-300 B. C., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Williams Fund.

9. Fruiting bodies of Claviceps purpurea. Courtesy of Hans Kobel, Sandoz Research Laboratories, Basel, Switzerland.

10. Caryatid from the inner Propylaea of the Roman sanctuary, Museum of Eleusis, first century A. D. Photo Carey Alexander & William Peterson.

11. Kernos, Museum of Eleusis.

12. Pelike, fifth century B. C., British Museum, cat. no. III, 387, no. E. 819.

13. Lekythos, 430-425 B. C., Athens National Archaeological Museum, no. 1754. Photo Carey Alexander & William Peterson.

14. Skyplios, 490-480 B. C., British Museum.


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