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celtic god Teutates

In the lower half, a line of warriors bearing spears and shields, accompanied by carnyx players march to the left. On the left side, a large figure - the god Teutates ? - is immersing a man in a cauldron. In the upper half, facing away from the cauldron are warriors on horseback. This has been interpreted as an initiation scene, the god elevating normal warriors to knights.

  

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Uploaded on January 23, 2009