This category includes reptiles, usually portrayed as limbless scaled reptiles with a long tapering body. 

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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)
10479 (none) 1928,1010.159 (none) Plaster Cast Of a hole in the ground above the box in PG 800: the hole was vertical and showed traces of wood: the upper part had been cut away and only the lower part was cast. It seems to have been a wooden wand which was carved to represent a snake coiled around the staff.
1112 (none) (none) B15711 Clay chair. Fragment. grey-drab clay. P. [drawing 1:1]
12092 (none) (none) (none) Terracotta snake. In high relief on broken potsherd. Vase itself was probably a large full bellied bowl. Tail of snake missing. Incised circles on snakes body represented spots on skin.
12545 31-16-648 (none) (none) Seal impression. Serpant.
13681 31-16-621 (none) (none) Seal impression. men, animals (?) and caduceus(?) PR 1404
14067 31-16-779 (none) (none) Snakes head. Terracotta fragment: body missing. [drawing 1:1]
14825B 31-16-671 (none) (none) Seal impression. 2 pieces. Probalby belonging together. Stars, stylized reptile, etc. and rosette stamp.
15712 31-16-776 (none) (none) Terracotta figurine. Bearded deity, tall and slim, peg-shaped below waist, naturalistic above. Wearing long coat covering one arm and leaving the other exposed. On either side two long snakes. Heads level with head of figure.
16190 31-43-8 (none) (none) Amulet. Shell. Flattened double conoid. Engraved with design of snaked(?)
16495A 31-43-415 (none) (none) Terracotta relief. Seated female figure with flounced skirt, nursing a child. On either side snakes. [drawing] (A) Complete, fair impression. (B) Complete, similar but from a slightly smaller mould.
17123 31-43-576 (none) (none) Terracotta box. Oval. With its sides decorated with applied figures of snakes and a rudimentary human figure (broken but complete)
2674 (none) 1927,1003.60 (none) Door-socket of Sin-balatsu-iqbi (time of Ashurbanapal) shakkanak (vice regent) of Ur son of Ningal-iddinna. Restoration of Elemen-ni-gur. In particular of the gate-way to Esag-dili (the Ziggurat). The gate was built in the middle of the terrace of the temenos, on the procession way (! e hal-la-ta du-a). The door was of boxwood, fixed with bronze pegs in massive walls, had a gold USH, a silverlock, silver plated bronze binding (?). See notes. H.C.
3195 (none) (none) (none) Bronze snake.
6066 (none) (none) B16292 Seal. Black steatite. Triangular shape scorpion and? Lizard? About BC 2600. E.
6698 (none) (none) B16298 Cylinder seal. Inscribed. Grey steatite. Introduction of worshipper by goddess to Nannar: smaller figure behind throne of Nannar holding big club. Below and behind throne small figure pulling dragon by the wing; similar figure attacks dragon in front. Attributes: crescent moon resting on post. Balance and pot. Squat monkey (close to knees of Nannar). Inscribed: Ilu-Shamash, Ilu-Aa 1st Babylonian Dynasty. E.
6771A (none) 1927,0527.223 (none) PAP-SU-GAL. Mud figures. 4 snakes. Neo-Babylonian.
6771B (none) (none) B16275A PAP-SU-GAL. Mud figures. 4 snakes. Neo-Babylonian.
6771C (none) 1927,0527.222 (none) PAP-SU-GAL. Mud figures. 4 snakes. Neo-Babylonian.
6771D (none) (none) B16275B PAP-SU-GAL. Mud figures. 4 snakes. Neo-Babylonian.
8290 (none) (none) B16863 Cylinder seal. Shell. Pinkish. Slightly blackened by fire. Two registers. Subject indistinct. Above: A spread eagle. Below: A kneeling? man, and a snake? occupying the full length of the seal 2 winged dragons, crossed, and a rampant bull.
999 (none) (none) B15199 Mace head. Limestone frit, 3 fragments of originally glazed; pieces fit together and make of original, decorated with four entwined snakes. Photo wanted [drawing]
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