A sanctuary for the goddesses who make the fields fertile

The cult of Demeter and Persephone is documented in Agrigento since the times of the ancient Greek colony by a monumental sacred area in the western part of the Hill of the Temples and divided into three separate terraces.
Un Santuario per le dee che rendono fertili i campiThe sanctuary was located in an area near Porta V, where numerous deposits were found from archaeological excavations, consisting of offerers’ statuettes and overturned bowls with the remains of animals, evidence of the sacrificial rites that took place in the area.
Statuette di offerenti