This category includes mammals, usually portrayed as verylarge and muscular in the torso, with large muscular legs, a mane placed on the neck, a long tail, large ears, the muzzle is long and the teeth are large.  It is usually shown snarling, with its mouth open and teeth exposed.  

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Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
401 (none) (none) (none) Terracotta relief. Head of a lion seen full-face. [drawing 1:1]
653 (none) (none) (none) Amulet(?). Fragment. (lower part missing) of a seated lion(?) carved in brown pebble. [drawing]
1777 (none) 1924,0920.374 (none) Relief. Drab clay with lion in relief, skirt of god superimposed. [drawing 1:1]
2865A (none) 1927,1003.164 (none) Terracotta figurine. Nude Ishtar standing upon lion. Broken in two, much defaced. [drawing 1:1]
2990 (none) 1927,1003.153 (none) Terracotta. Two figures, one larger than other holding one vase. Both stand upon beasts. [drawing 1:1]
6109 (none) (none) (none) Lion's muzzle. Drab stone. Fragment. B. [drawing 1:1]
6169A (none) 1927,0527.229 (none) Baked clay figurine. Nude female standing on a lion. Left arm bent at elbow. E. [drawing 1:1]
11418 30-12-29 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green Jasper. Two men fighting 2 lions, the latter heraldically crossed, and an inscription in 2 lines. Inscription: UrdGIS-BIL-ga-mes dub-sar sumu Urd KA-DI = Ur-Gilgames scribe, son of Ur-KA-DI. HC.1928/9-2.
11443 30-12-49 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. White shell, much decayed. Inscription apparently: Sagdudu. HC..5.
11448 30-12-22 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Dark grey steatite. 2 winged animals, heraldically crossed.
11483 30-12-27 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green stone. Scene: 2 men fighting 2 animals.
11492 30-12-25 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Green stone. Scene: 3 men & 2 lions fighting: one of the men has 4 bulls legs.
11528 30-12-8 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell much decayed. Subject: a man & 2 lions rampant against a deer? upside down.
11598A 30-12-35 (none) (none) Group. [A](1) Cylinder Seal, lapis, man, lion & gazelle]. [B](2) Copper Axe Type XVII. [C](3) A few beads of lapis and copper.
11825 30-12-1 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Lapis Lazuli. Gazelle attacked by bull, & gazelle attacked by 2 bulls. Inscription: Su-sikil(?) DINGER-SES-AB lugal-ni Kalam-dug-dam. We expect dam-Kalam-dug and perhaps this is possible. ni is written between lines 2 &3, and dam between lines 3 & 4, but both at the end (right). Provisional translation: -Pure Hand (=Handmaid ?) of Nannar (new ideogram.) her King. Kalam-dug-dam (or Dam-Kalam-dug =Wife of the good land).
11896 30-12-31 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Pale green calcite. (1 side decayed) human-headed bulls & heroes fighting.
11961 30-12-28 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Green stone. 2 Heroes fighting a lion & a bull.
11978 30-12-9 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. White shell. Decayed, but design visible of fighting animals.
12034 30-12-11 (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Shell. Decayed. Fighting beasts (lions?).
12053 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Shell, poor condition. Lions fighting.
12114 (none) (none) (none) Cylinder Seal. Shell. Decayed . Rampant lions, crossed, hero naked, spread eagle, & in an upper register 2 men in sheep skin skirts.
12690 30-12-47 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Glazed frit. Blue-green. Winged dragon, rampant lion. Star.
12705D 30-12-348 (none) (none) Group: [A] (1) Beads. Small lapis tubes carnelian rings and bugles. [B] (2) Copper reticule containing manicure tools. [C] (3) Copper dagger with ivory and silver handle. Type II B. Tip missing. [D] (4) Cylinder seal. Lapis lazuli adhering to blade of 3, not photographed. Men and animals poor cutting. [E] (5) Spindles copper with lapis whorl.
13552 31-17-125 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Steatite. Crude cutting.
13607A 31-16-677 (none) (none) Jar-sealing. [A-B] Two large fragments. Original diam. part. c. 013 Inscription: (me)s (?)-an-ni-p(ad)-da Lugal Kiski dam nu-gig. Left of inscriptions: naked man holding lion by tail, lion facing another man. Right of inscriptions: Lion attacks caprid; fine gilgamis figure holding caprid; himself attacked by lion. Below inscription: square design of four little naked men (note hair or headdress) each attacking one in front? with dagger (of different sorts.) Hc. 1929/30-4.
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