Totem group – Picts – Sign of Zodiac - Fox
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
The name given by modern day archaeologists to this symbol is ‘fox’, and indeed it does look like a fox. It was a Totem animal.
Pictish stones were used as signposts. They described in pictures the sacred site to which the pilgrim was being directed, they gave directions in which it was to be found and they gave the constellations that could be used for navigation by the stars. Every constellation has a symbol and each picture of the symbol then maps onto the constellation.
The constellation that appears to match this symbol is Vulpecula cum Ansere: the Fox and the Goose.