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TAOTIE

Picture of the Chinese Demon TAOTIE from our Chinese mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Chinese Demon

Also known as TAO-TIE, T'AO-T'IEH, THAO-THIEH

Nasty flesh-eating monsters.

Known as The Gluttons due to their habit of treating mortals as tasty morsels, these fierce monsters with vicious claws and teeth can often be found decorating ancient daggers and weapons. For obvious reasons.

The TAOTIE were ultimately punished by having their bodies taken away. They are now just heads. So if you are swallowed you can come out unscathed on the other side. If you can avoid the teeth.

TAOTIE FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : TAOTIE
Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : demon
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Taow Tee-yeh
Alternative names : TAO-TIE, T'AO-T'IEH, THAO-THIEH
Popularity index : 7094
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Article last updated on 15 April 2004 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "Taotie: Chinese Demon." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Apr. 2004. Web. 20 September 2014.

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