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omphalos (ōm´fəlŏs), in Greek and Roman religion, navel-shaped stone used in the rites of many cults. The most famous omphalos was at Delphi; it was supposed to mark the center of the earth.

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omphalos

omphalos a conical stone (especially that at Delphi) representing the navel of the earth in ancient Greek mythology.

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