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Temple of Pan Niche
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View of the small niche that is located just above the large cave niche of the Temple of Pan. 

The Greek inscription is carved into a “tabula ansata” and has been translated as “The priest Victor, son of Lysimachos, dedicated this goddess to the god Pan, lover of Echo.”

Translation from Murphy-O'Connor, Jerome.  The Holy Land: An Oxford Archaeological Guide from Earliest Times to 1700.  Fifth edition, revised and expanded.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, p. 174 Click Here to view for purchase.

For a general view of the larger cave and this upper niche and its inscription Click Here .