This category contains depictions of a human/god holding an animal, usually young goats or sheep.  

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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)
(none) (none) (none) B15273 Unknown
(none) 31-16-928 (none) (none) Unknown
1010 (none) (none) B15182 Terracotta relief Moulded Upper part of male figure, bearded, wearing Semitic cloak fringed over l. shoulder, & low bonnet: carries a goat against chest. Whitish clay photo 118 Phil ht 009
10530 (none) (none) B16747 Cylinder Seal Shell Inscribed Naked bird-headed hero with sharp upstanding hair resembling plumes pulls a rampant antelope by the horns; before the antelope a pair of rampant lions crossed and beyond the lions a rampant ram reversed-head downwards. Below the ram a scorpion. Inscription reserved on an upper register: Lugal-sa(g)-pad-da). HC 211
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.
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.
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.
1229 (none) 1924,0920.375 (none) Terracotta model of a bearded man holding a kid before him. The upper part of head is missing. [drawing] Photo 174
1313 (none) (none) B15656 Clay relief.shewoing man in fringed dress of Gudea style, facing front, and bearing a kid or goat in his arms. P. photo 174 Diqdiqqa
1315 (none) (none) B15629 Clay relief. Upper part, showing head of a man wearing round cap and holding a small animal before him in his hands. P.
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.
14599 31-16-647 (none) (none) Seal impression. Men with fishes.
1571 33-35-29 (none) (none) Clay figurine fragment of, head and shoulders; drab clay; moulded. Bearded figure with turban-like headdress, holding animal to his breast, the head of which only remains. Height c. M. 0.066
16104 31-43-54 (none) (none) Cylinder seal. Greenish grey steatite. Presentation scene before seated deity. Palm tree.
16990 31-43-450 (none) (none) Terracotta relief. Nude male figure with horned headdress and belt, bearded, full face; with hands raised to breast holding a fly-whisk(?) and a bird. Complete except for feet; and a very good impression. [drawing]
17178 31-43-452 (none) (none) Terracotta relief of bearded god, full face the left hand raised and holding a bird (?). The right by the side. (A) Fragment, broken off at hips.
18013 32-40-22 (none) (none) Terracotta figurine. Bearded man, full face, upper part of body nude, carrying a bird between clasped hands. Fragment from waist upwards.
18803 (none) 1935,0112.62 (none) Terracotta relief. Bearded man advancing rt and carrying in front of him in his left hand a goat; right hand rasied to mouth. Feet missing.
6255 (none) (none) B16306 Cylinder seal. Black hematite. Shamash with horned mitre and notched sword in hand steps on a crouching bull a worshipper brings a kid as an offering. The god Martu with a short club in hand, short garment and a round woolen turban is followed by a worshipper with clasped hands, and a servant. Two small figures - a bifrons with clasped hands and a nude servant with libation cone in hand. About BC 1900. E.
7001 (none) (none) B16262 Terracotta figurine. Bearded male supporting ram against beard fragmentary below waist. [drawing 1:1]
7617 (none) (none) B16877 Cylinder seal. Marble. White. 4 bulls rampant of which 3 have human heads, bearded and horned. On either side a rampant lion. Grotesque figure with himan body, animal's head, (possibly a donkey's head??) conical headdress and pig tail? grasps one lion by the tail. c. 3000BC
7656 (none) (none) B16865 Cylinder seal. Marble. Mottled grey and black. Slightly concave. Gilgamesh fighting rampant lion; Enkidu fighting rampant bull; lion and bull back to back. c. 2800BC.
7658 (none) (none) B16890 Cylinder seal. Marble? White. Hero between two rampant bulls? On either side of bulls a rampant lion. Between the lions a post surmounted by a star.
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