Hand of sabazius

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Discovered in the Escombreras site, this bronze piece represents a hand with three fingers held up and the others folded over the palm. This is a cult object of the god Sabazios, originally from Anatolia, and spread throughout the Roman world by the army.Salto de línea In the Roman world he was associated with Jupiter, whose epithet “Jupiter Sabazios” had the main attribute of a serpent, a symbol of the annual renewal of life. This and other elements of his iconography are depicted here: a ram, a knife, a lizard, a beetle, etc. It dates to the late 1st century CE. Salto de línea