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Zoomorphism

Representation of gods in the form of animals; also, use of animal forms in art or symbolism.
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(11.) Anthropomorphic, phytomorphic, and/or zoomorphic initials.
The Valdivia Style represents a frequent and extensive decorative modality in which different compositions were applied to ceramic vessels, mainly pitchers, but also cups, plates, bottles and, occasionally, asymmetrical jugs, and complex sculpted anthropomorphic and zoomorphic forms.
Anthropomorphic and zoomorphic Stone Age art in Lithuania and its archaeological cultural context.--At the Origins of the Culture of the Balts.
A bronze oil lamp from 12th Century Iran, a bronze tap from 11th Century Egypt, an ewer in the form of a cat on a fritware piece from Iran, circa 1200, a 17th Century bronze ewer from India, a bronze zoomorphic figurine with copper inlay from 12th Century Iran, and a bronze incense burner in the former of a lion from 12th Century Iran or Central Asia, were some of the objects that MIA had pitched in with.
Three initials with zoomorphic heads: dogs facing right on Ds (fols.
Masimba Hwati, 'Zoomorphic, 2015, Horn, Wood, Plastic, 78 x 55 x 21 cm, Courtesy of KooVha Gallery
(110) The German team that conducted the excavations of the site uncovered fragments of anthropomorphic and zoomorphic stucco reliefs in the fill under the floors of the last Sasanian phase of the temple.
Richardson looks at zoomorphic motifs (the incorporation of animal shapes as embellishment) as well as other details.
There are thousands of transurban gurgles, metaphors of zoomorphic sexualities that are emerging and still yet to appear.