Z40.1 AGATHOS DAEMON OR TYCHON
|Museum Collection||Hatay Archaeology Museum, Antakya|
|Catalogue No.||Antakya 1024|
|Context||Antioch, House of the Evil Eye|
The Agathos Daemon (Good Spirit) or Tychon (Good Fortune) is here depicted as a youth with large genitals and a pair of spits in his hand. He appears opposite the Cacodaemon (Bad Spirit) and evil eye (see other image). The spits in his hand are a symbol of good luck and a ward against misfortune.