omphalos greek ancient symbol

In Greek lore, Zeus sent two eagles across the world to meet at its centre, the "navel" of the world, and that is where this religious stone got its name. The Omphalos in ancient Greek means "navel"

Omphalos, ancient greek symbolThe Omphalos was not only an object of Hellenic (Greek culture) religious symbolism and world centrality; it was also considered an object of power.