The attribution to Demeter is supported by the discovery of votive terra-cottas, representing Demeter and Kore in the neighbourhood, while the conjecture that it was dedicated to the rivergod Acragas rests on its position above the river, in the valley of which, indeed, a statue which may represent the deity has been discovered.
Overbeck, "Demeter and Kore" in Griechische Kunstmythologie, ii.
Jial no kOi tada benevolence of conduct only kore nomi.
Myth explained it as a celebration of the capture of Kore by Plouton.'
Their cult at an early date was united with that of Demeter and Kore, with the result that two pairs of Cabeiri appeared, Hephaestus and Demeter, and Cadmilus and Kore.