An Ancient Deity of The Thracian and Phrygians (1st Century BC), Sabazios was viewed as a Creation Deity. He created Horses and was also their Protector. Shown Human – but always mounted, His Shrines and Icons were rather unusual. Sabazios Icon was a simple Human Hand, shown reaching to The Heavens (His abode). Various imagery of His Creations, Man and Horse are placed onto The Hand. It was believed that by ''touching'' such an Icon, that One could invoke Sabazios ''Power of Protection''.