TOUTATIS TYPE 0-5

Definition/Summary:

 

  • Teutates a Celtic god worshipped in ancient Gaul and Britain
  • Because of his name he’s interpreted to be a tribal protector
  • Victims sacrificed to Teutates were killed by being plunged headfirst into a vat filled with any liquid

Astronomy

  • 4179 Toutatis is an Apollo, Alinda, and Mars-crosser asteroid with a chaotic orbit
  • With its close approaches, and being about 4.6┬ákm across, it is listed as a potentially hazardous object, although the probability of a collision with Earth is minute

 

Expanded info:

  • Finger rings inscribed with the name “TOT”, thought to refer to Toutatis, have been found in eastern Britain
  • In 2012 a silver ring inscribed “TOT” was found in the area where the Hallaton Treasure had been discovered twelve years earlier
  • Hallaton may have been a site of worship of the god Toutatis

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