Tapering limestone stele fragment, detail of a Tanit symbol flanked by a hand and a caduceus. At the ends of crossbar are two curved "arms". There is a curved headdress possibly a crescent moon below the circle. Unusual features - use of caduceus finial with snakes' heads; elongated lozenge may be either male or female genitalia.
Limestone stela with a dedication to Baal From Carthage, north Africa (modern Tunisia) century BC Dedicated by Gaius Julius Arish, son of Adon-Baal This stela comes from a religious precinct known as the tophet at Carthage.