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View of Hebron. In the background, the Herodian building housing the Cave of the Patriarchs, resting place of Abraham, Sarah, Isaak, Rebecca, Jacob and Leah according to the Jewish and Muslim traditions.
Crypta Neapolitana, underground tunnel of the Roman era at Naples.
Top: Cave of Nestor, located at Palaiokastro, to the side of Voidokoilia beach. Topographical map of the adjacent area. Bottom: Ruins of the walls of ancient Pylos, incorporated into the fortifications of the Venetian fortress of Palaiokastro.
The cave in which Saint John the Hermit slept, according to tradition. It is situated near the monastery of Katholikon, or Monastery of Saint John the Hermit, Chania province.
The Cave of the Apocalypse, Patmos island. The monastery of Saint John the Theologian, Patmos island.
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The gorge of Lycus river (today Çürüksu). According to Herodotus, here the river disappears underground to resurface again furher away. Following Herodotus' text Laborde discovered this location near ancient Colossae and the Greek village of Chonae.
Entrance to the Cave of San Calogero (also known as thermal springs of San Calogero) on Mount San Calogero near Sciacca, Sicily.
1. The entrance to the grotto of Sibyl, today Church of Saint John the Baptist in Marsala, Sicily. 2. Plan of the Sibyl's Cave. 3. Mosaic from the same grotto.
The sanctuary of Saint Rosalia, patron saint of Palermo, in the cave where according to tradition the saint had retired, on Pelegrino hill outside Palermo.
View of Hebron. In the background the monument in Herodian architecture which houses the Cave of the Patriarchs, where Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebecca, Jacob and Leah are buried. The Valley of Jericho. View of the Dead Sea.
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The cave situated under Temple Mount, Jerusalem (Well of the Souls). The pool of Bethesda with the Dome of the Rock mosque in the background.
View of the entrance to a certain cave on Cythera, probably the Cave of Houstis, near Diakofti.
"Archocrateion", Hellenistic rock cut tomb, at Lindos, Rhodes.
Cave leading to the catacombs of Milos island.
The putative tomb of Cimon in Athens. Image depicts an Athenian woman, who, according to Simone Pomardi, is performing a magic ritual in order to find a suitable husband.
The cave and oracle of Trophonius at the feet of the medieval castle of Livadeia.
Lake Avernus in Campania, entrance to Hades according to mythology.
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