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Cernunnos, Gundestrup Cauldron


Mark Cartwright
by Malene Thyssen
published on 26 February 2021
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The horned-figure frequently identified as the Celtic god Cernunnos. A detail from an interior panel of the Gundestrup Cauldron. The cauldron was found in Denmark in 1891 CE but was produced in the Balkans. Gilded silver, likely 1st century BCE. The designs show gods and warriors inspired by the Celtic culture. (National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen)

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