Left: Preparing for sacred sleep, 2009; Right: Inside the Abyton of the Temple, preparing for sacred sleep, August 2012.
(Copyright, 2012 Nic Carlyle. All rights reserved.)
(Copyright 2012, Nic Carlyle. All rights reserved.)
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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.