There is a collection of objects dating from the 5th century BC, when the reputation of the temple was panhellenic (meaing that the temple's reputation was known to all Greeks), and the number of believers who moved there in order to attend the ceremonies of the Eleusinian mysteries had increased significantly.
Many of the findings are associated with these ceremonies.
In addition, the museum houses a full collection of pottery, dating from Middle Helladic Era (2000 or 1950-1580 BC) to the early Christian times, written tables, metal items, inscriptions and reliefs, including the important votive relief of Rheitoi, with Demeter, the Kore, Athena and an Eleusinian man, which at the bottom has instructions for bridging the lake of Rheitoi (Koumoundourou lake).
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