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Inscription at the entrance of the Corycian cave

Archive photograph depicting an insribed stone at the entrance of the Corykeian cave at Mt. Parnassus. The inscription goes: “ΕΥΣΤΡΑΤΟΣ ΑΛΚΙΔΗΜΟΥ ΑΜΒΡΥΣΣΙΟΣ ΣΥΝΠΕΡΙΠΟΛΩ ΠΑΝΙ ΝΥΜΦΑΙΣ” which means "Eustratos, son of Alkidemos, from Ambryssos (i.e. present-day Distomo) together with the escort of Pan and the Nymphs". The Corykeian cave, inhabited since the Neolithic period, attracted for centuries pi…