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About The Omphalos Stone At The Sanctuary of Delphi / Delfi Mabeti’ndeki Omphalos

[Türkçe çeviri için yorum bölümüne bkz.] An Omphalos (ὀμφαλός) is a religious stone artifact, or baetylus. In Greek, the word Omphalos means “navel”. Alike the ‘Ben Ben Stone’, embedded at the heart of the Egyptian sanctuary of Heliopolis, the Omphalos stone has also a mythological background: In order … Continue reading

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