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Pausanias, Guide to Greece 3.23.8

“About two stades to the right is the water of Ino, as it is called, in extent like a small lake, but going deeper into the earth. Into this water they throw cakes of barley meal at the festival of Ino. If good luck is portended to the thrower, the water keeps them under. But if it brings them to the surface, it is judged a bad sign.” –¬†Pausanias, Guide to Greece 3.23.8

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