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Baphomet Antiquity - Nemesis Now B1063C4

£21.99

The statue is of Baphomet sitting in the traditional pose.

Unusual figure of "Baphomet" winged, horned, goat headed idol. Held to be a demon in the form of a goat. Extremely well detailed made from high quality solid resin with a blackened bronze effect.

The symbol of Baphomet was used by the Knights Templar to represent Satan and throughout history, many different names have been given to this symbol including 'The Goat of Mendes', 'The Goat of a Thousand Young' and 'The Black Goat'. The Baphomet is often associated with black magic.

In the 19th century, the name of Baphomet became associated with the occult and in 1854, Eliphas Levi - a 19th Century occultist, published "Dogmas and Rituals of High Magic", in which he included an image he had drawn himself which he described as Baphomet and "The Sabbatic Goat", showing a winged humanoid goat with a torch on its head between its horns and the sign of the pentagram on the forehead. This image has become the best-known representation of Baphomet.

Size:25cm approx.