Left: Preparing for sacred sleep, 2009; Right: Inside the Abyton of the Temple, preparing for sacred sleep, August 2012.
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Senex Redux: the evolution of Senex
The Abyton was the area within the Asceplion where supplicants, once they were fully prepared and accepted, could sleep in the hope of healing or directive dreams.  They traditionally slept on a bundle of aromatic twigs covered with animal hides.
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Contacting Me
Interludus Comicus
Senex
 Introduction
Hedgehog
Fountain
Hecate points the way
Senex at the gates
Ascending the stairs
Hecate
Hypnos and Thanatos
Audience
The Abyton
Overseer
Bathing