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Gobniu / Kernunnos Of Bordeaux This tri-cephalic bust depicts the forest god of the Celts in his most potent form. For these earth-worshiping peoples of old Europe, the disembodied head symbolized fertility, prophecy, inspiration and rebirth, and triplism implied extreme power. Note the god's initiatory neck torc and stag antlers, which may be removed during the feminine phase of the pagan year. Without horns, this image can also be used to represent the Irish deity Gobniu-Luchta-Credne, the three gods of skill. Gaelic oral tradition names him the alchemical patron of smithcraft, poetry and sacred beer-brewing.

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