Hand of Sabazius.


Image from Alcuni monumenti del Museo Carrafa, brought to my attention by my forever-love, The Public Domain Review.
hand of sabazius
More information on the Museum of Giovanni Carafa can be found in this article.
Hands of Sabazius are connected to an obscure ancient Roman cult whose members are believed to the have worshiped this god of fertility and vegetation alongside Zeus and Dionysus.
The ever-wonderful Atlas Obscura hits us with a brief but informative introduction to this religious off-shoot here.

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