Sucellus

Sucellus was a Celtic deity of agriculture, boundaries and wine, who was associated with Silvanus.

Bronze Figurine of Sucellus, 1st c. AD. Walters Art Museum.

He is usually portrayed as a middle-aged bearded man wearing a wolf-skin, with a long-handled hammer, or perhaps a beer barrel suspended from a pole. His companion Nantosuelta is sometimes depicted alongside him. When together, they are accompanied by symbols associated with prosperity and domesticity.

Altar to Sucellus and Nantosuella, from Sarrebourg. Metz Museum (c) NantonosAedui
Bronze Figurine of Sucellus, 1st-3rd c. AD, from Vienne. British Museum.

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