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There are 77 objects for which Decoration contains → animal
14.9.68 Hind leg of animal (poss. goat) in black with slightly redder edges and incised lines over hindquarters, standing on 2 thin red lines. 2 black rosettes divided into 8 with incised lines, one more faded to red than the other. Background buff. Inside painted black. 2006.20.0341.jpg
14.9.73 Coarse brownish clay with no finished edges. Underside is black except for a red band superimposed between two white ones. The exterior surface has a cream slip with brownish black paint and shows the fore part of goat / deer grazing to the left with the hind leg, rump and tail of the animal in front. 'Swastika' type designs and dotted rosettes in the field. 2013.04.0004.jpg
2006.12.46 Red/brown decoration with two parallel lines. Above this is what seems to be a leg of an animal, probably a duck or goose. The division of the foot into two toes is indicative of the geometric style. 2007.03.0938.jpg
2007.10.1.17 Man fighting big animal (possibly horse) with tree in background (on right hand side) Cast Number 81
2007.10.1.19 Man with large animal between his legs (perhaps fighting). Animal holding man's leg. Cast Number 83
2007.10.1.20 Man standing with stick in his right hand and an animal like a scorpion in his left. Cast Number 84
2007.10.2.112 Animal fight. It appears to be a horse being attacked by wolves.
2007.10.2.118 Figure of a naked man touching the skull of an animal which is sitting on top of a column.
2007.10.2.134 Animal facing left. Probably a swine, certainly femalewith very evident udders.
2007.10.2.162 Male walking and carrying a dead animal on his shoulders. Nude, entire figure. Profile facing right.
2007.10.2.195 A naked man with a clothe draped over his left shoulder, carrying what appears to be a dead animal.
2007.10.2.222 Bust of male in profile facing the right wearing a helmet. Helmet decorated with an animal, possibly a big cat (lion etc).
2007.10.2.245 A bearded, muscular, and semi-naked seated figure. His clothing is possibly an animal skin (paws seem to be apparent). He appears to be resting as his right arm rests on his knee and his right hand supports his bowed head. He is also holding an unidentified object in his right hand which also rests against his leg. His other hand appears to be holding a further (unidentified) object which rests across his lap. A club rests against his left thigh in the foreground of the scene. There is either a bull or cow depicted by the figure's right leg at the bottom-left of the scene. The figure shown is almost certainly Herakles, possibly resting after one his labours (herding the cattle of Geryon?).
2007.10.2.297 Naked male figure facing to the right and carrying, or struggling with, an animal (possibly a goat).
2007.10.2.304 A male figure wearing a skin (possibly a lion skin) struggles with a bull. The bull's head is lowered perhaps indicating that it is charging. Behind the bull, to the right of the cast, there is what appears to be a statue (possibly of female form) with two faces in profile, one facing left and the other right. The animal skin (if it is lion) perhaps identifies the male as Herakles. The scene might be a representation of one of Herakles tasks (yoking of the bulls).
2007.10.2.5 Displays a full body profile of a man standing wearing only briefs, holding a stick over his left shoulder and holding a head of an animal on his right hand
2007.10.2.67 An animal, probably a lion.
2007.10.2.77 An animal, probably a wolf.
2007.10.2.82 Naked male figured dancing with a spear. A vase lies at his feet and it looks like there is an animal skin draped over his arm.
2007.10.2.92 Bearded male sitting on a grand looking chair, possibly a throne. He holds a tall stick in one hand and some sort of disk in the other. By his feet is an animal.
2007.9.1.30 Displays an eagle in flight over what appears to be a dead animal on an altar or podium.
2007.9.1.46 Displays a man wearing a hat and cloak kneeling and tending to a small animal. Some letters around the outside.
2007.9.1.47 Displays a young naked man kneeling with his head bowed, facing left, and holding out and object, possibly an animal.
2007.9.1.49 Displays a man wearing a hat and cloak kneeling down and tending to a small animal. Some letters around the outside.
2007.9.1.54 Displays a kneeling human figure holding a bird in their hand, and with the other arm possibly around an animal.
2007.9.1.61 Displays a large animal, possibly a panther, with a staff visible in the background.
2007.9.1.78 Displays a winged human figure holding a thin, curled object in his left hand, and an animal, possibly a dog, lying by his right foot.
2007.9.3.133 Animal, most likely a wolf, suckling two infants. Probably Romulus and Remus.
2007.9.3.134 Animal suckling an infant. Possibly the she-wolf with either Romulus or Remus.
2008.2.1.20 Two figures with an animal between them. The figure on the right appears to be standing on a platform above a wheel. Possibly being pulled along by the animal.
2008.2.1.29 Hercules wrestling an animal, possibly the bull from his seventh labour.
2008.2.1.37 Naked male figure holding a spear. The figure is leaning against a column. At the foot of the column is a small animal (probably a dog) partly obscured by the column. The animal is looking up at the male figure.
2008.2.1.58 A male figure standing on one leg, possibly dancing. His arms are outstretched, over his right arm there is an animal skin and in his left hand he is holding an elaborate staff. His head is thrown back against his left shoulder.
2008.2.1.60 Three male figures, the left male figure is playing the flute and the middle male figure is playing the lyre whilst seated. The figure on the far right is standing under a tree and restraining an animal, possibly a sheep.
2008.2.1.89 On the right there is a standing woman holding a spear in her right hand and a shield on the ground with her left. She is wearing a type of headdress (possibly a helmet) and could either be robed or naked. to her right there is a standing animal, possibly a sheep, on top of whom is standing a winged cherub holding a bow and arrow, possibly cupid. On the far left of the cast there is a large stalk of corn.
2008.9.3 Exterior: back half of a quadraped animal is painted black with ribs, muscles, and tail inscribed on the object but unpainted. Animal is standing on a thin black line, below which is a thick black line. One other thin black line above the animal, and various round black decorations underneath the animal but above the black line base.
2008.9.4 Exterior: 2 front legs of an animal, joining onto a body is overpainted in greysh-black. 5 short vertical lines are etched across the body and a few other etched lines define the back legs and chest of the animal. 2 back legs and a tail are partially present. A thick horizontal band and below a thinner band run parallel to the bottom-edge of the fragment. The animal appears to be standing on the thinner band, and there are 2 circle between the front and back legs, and two circles to the right of it.
2009.10.2.1 Man holding a sword, seems to be an animal sacrifice (cow). number 1
2009.10.2.146 Figure of Hermes holding sceptre upside down in right hand and a reed or feather in this left. A small animal is at his feet. Number 18.
2009.10.2.2 Man in armour, sacrificing an animal (a lamb), surrounded by small pictures of a man and woman in profile, and other animals including a snake, a crab and a bird. Number 2.
2009.10.2.222 Clothed female figure standing in front of an animal wearing a bridle (possibly a horse or dog) Number 12
2009.10.2.235 Nude female figure with drapery over her shoulders, holding an arrow in her right hand, accompanied by winged Eros and an animal, possibly standing on a snake Number 25
2009.10.2.380 Standing nude male figure wearing a helmet and a shield on his right arm, holding the hair of a fallen nude male figure. There is a shield, spear and helmet on the right-hand side, and a pillar topped with an (animal?) figure behind the two males. Number 36
2009.10.2.8 Figure of a man wearing a hat and a cape, holding a round object in right hand. By his feet are two pictures, the left is perhaps a scroll and the right an animal. Number 8
2009.8.124 A vessel with an animal on it. Cast number: 68
2009.8.188 Profile of a woman wearing a helmet with an animal on it, looking right. Cast number: 42
2009.9.123 One figure sitting on a bear holding a stick and wearing a cloak around the shoulders. Another is standing in front of the animal. Cast number: 57
2009.9.124 One child sitting on a bear, another with wings standing in front of them, he is aiming with his bow at the animal. Cast number: 58
2009.9.125 One naked child sitting on a bear or a boar holding a whip or a stick, wearing a cloak. Another child is sitting in front of the animal, pulling its tongue and holding a torch in his hand. Cast number: 59
2009.9.20 A woman sitting on a flower chair holding a scepter and point her hand to her mouth. Opposite her an animal, looking like a lion on standing on its hind legs, streching its front legs out to the woman. They are both in a skiff which has a ram's head on its left end. Cast number: 34
2009.9.59 A creature with an animal head, maybe a cat, and a male human body, kneeling down, holding a vessel in its left hand. Cast number: 73
2009.9.92 A winged naked child standing next to a pole holding some kind of animal in his hand. Cast number: 25
25.6.3 Top of neck, back on handle, base of body, top of foot and edge of lower step of foot all black but have a streaky glaze. Rim of mouth reserved. Shoulder design is two rows of bars, the first shorter than the second. Body from top to bottom is three rows of black dots separated by lines. Symposium: Man reclining, woman lyre-player seated at foot of couch. At each side, woman on animal (perhaps mule [looks like llama]). Incised detail on drapery (black robes) and on lyre. Below are reserved bands on black glaze. Foot black on top and on lower edge, reserved in the middle. Base reserved. 2011.98.0106.jpg
25.8.4 On top of mouth is a daisy pattern and there is one band on the side. In upper animal zone, ram facing lion (?) with head turned back. In lower, hare between two dogs. Centred circles in field. Bottom daisy pattern round small sunk centre. Zones separated by thin parallel bands. 2003.03.0093.jpg
26.2.20 Back of animal (lion?) with added red on neck and belly and incisions; dot and circle roundel. Inside black with thin bands white-red-white at the top. 2013.04.0048.jpg
26.2.29 Brick red varying to streaky black on a thick white slip. Outside, two bands. Inside, perhaps part of body and beginning of shoulder of an animal facing left; lower part of a pendent triangle; dot and cross ornament in the field. 2005.02.0433.jpg
26.2.35 No finished edges. The underside has broad streaky black bands on pale buff slip with slightly raised moulding that must have encircled top of stem with a thin and feint band around it. Inside the dish, on pale buff slip, from top to bottom is the lower part of animal zone showing two hooved feet and grass. Below is a red zigzag between two white-red-white on black bands. Below and in centre of dish (now missing) is a rosette made of leaves with dots and spokes bewteen. 2013.04.0083.jpg
26.2.48 Above, paw and breast of couchant feline to right, incised details,in the field a shapeless blob. Below, hind quarters of animal to left, the belly indicated by a reserved band with a row of dots bounded above and below by a line of thinned black. Typical Camiran field ornaments and suspended groups of elongated dots. No traces on either zone of applied red or white. Between these zones a band, now simply streaky, but perhaps originally white-red-white on black. 2003.46.0057.jpg
26.2.50 Above, tongues. Below, hind part of lion (?) with incised details, round silhouette field ornaments, one with two incised lines crossing at centre. Black, varying in parts of red, on thin creamy-buff ground, the bands above and below the animal zone originally with superimposed thin bands of white-red-white. 2003.46.0056.jpg
26.2.85 Hind leg of animal, rosettes with a few incisions; two bands, one red, one black. Brownish-black on pale buff ground. Inside streaky black. 2003.43.0095.jpg
26.2.86 On rim, between pairs of thin bands vertical wavy lines; below, the back of an animal; applied red between incisions for ribs and shoulder; above back, a row of dots. Pale buff ground. Inside streaky black. 2005.02.0389.jpg
45.10.13 (i) There is a small part of a motif (partially covered with plaster) that consists of wavy lines. Below it, there are two lines and underneath there are parts of two inverted, palmettes (voluted with petal-shaped divisions) that flank a three-pointed flower with two dots to represent pollen. ii) Between two pairs of lines there is a guilloche (fillets with teardropped terminations interwoven together) with dots among the lines. Below, there is a broad black band, which seems to be interrupted at the right side. (iii) At the left, three parts of vertical, black bands and incisions create part of an object (garment hanging from chair or couch?) In the middle, there is an object- as if it was a grave-stele with a cross-shaped ? ending above which spring two heraldic, white, voluted palmettes (now fadded away), a chiastic motif with dots and horizontal lines on top- but inverted (leg of a bed or couch?). Next to that, there are a figure's part of thighs, knees and calves, close to part of a palmette. (iv) A bearded satyr (seilinos) plays a chorded instrument (lyre), while his himation is hanging in the background. Next to him there is a draped female figure (Demeter?), holding a wreath (black circle) and branches with dots on both sides that surround her. The details on her drapery have been executed with added red and so are those for her head-dress. There are also traces of added white on her neck. On top of the fragment there is part of a motif of tongues contoured with ellipsoid lines and a line that encircles this pattern. v) On the left, there is part of the satyr's lower legs (above the knees towards the feet) and the lower end of his himation. Next to him there is the termination of the female figure's branch, close to a similar inverted grave-stele? and part of an object that resembles an animal paw (lion-shaped foot of chair or couch) . Below these, there is a line on which they seem to step on. Next, a guilloche between two pairs of lines and at the bottom part of a radial-shaped motif with a line that contours it on top. vi) A line and black, teardropped spot. vii) There is a line on whose right top side stands a rectangular object with a rectangular surface in the middle being reserved. Below, part of two lines on top of part of the guilloche. viii) Small part of shoulder and neck: there is a black spot, a thin band, a red line on top of a plastic ring (joining point of neck and shoulder) and part of a tongue-shaped pattern contoured by a line on the shoulder. There is also a part of two lines in the interior. ix) Part of the guilloche, the two lines underneath and the radial-shaped motif at the bottom. x) Tiny bit of the guilloche and the two lines below it and part of the radial-shaped motif. xi) Part of voluted palmette and tongue-shaped motif. xii) Part of the floral motif (of a three-pointed flower)? with lines that form a rhombus with a dot in the middle. xiii) Part of the shoulder and the spring of a handle. On the top there is the tongue-shaped motif, encicled by a line and below it an inverted palmette. The spring of the handle is black and next to it there are short, diagonal incisions. There is also a tiny spot of black colour in the interior. xiv) On the left, part of leaf-shaped (heart-like) motives (part of thyrsos?), close to a band of black colour, of undecipherable shape. Next to that, there is the lower part of a female draped figure, with small crosses on it. At the right side there is black and white colour that forms ovaloid shapes (?). xv) A black band and on the left part of the female drapery.
45.8.1 The rim (interior) bears two, concentric circles, the first at the edge and the second at the curve between the neck and the body, where traces of white colour can be found. The neck of the vessel is ornamented with a continuous floral motif (branch bearing two long leafs; laurels?) that covers the whole of the surface. A: Scene of a symposium of four, reclining, male figures; 2 men and 2 youths (in turns), in pairs looking at one another. All of them wear their himatia, loose around their waists, a fact that leaves the upper part of their bodies naked, and are crowned with identical three-pointed diadems, made of added, yellowish and white colour. They also have identical hairstyles. The youth on the left side makes a gesture, pointing left with his right hand, but facing the man on his right who touches his chest with his right hand. The third person looks as if holding a white thread with his right-hand fingers, while the man on his right is trying to put a white, spotted garland on the third figure with his right hand. They all recline on a horizontal sort of bed, supported by three feet, of equal distance between them, but of unequal width. However, the lower parts of the three feet are similar; rectangular and vertical to the stem. Under this construction, in the surface between the two gaps that are left between the feet of the bed, there are two tables, that carry food(?) (fruit and bread ?), painted with added white colour. Both of the tables bear two, broad, black, bands around their edges, the left ones being larger than the right ones. As regards the endings of the tables' feet, they give the impression of a vague rendering of animal paws. B: A youth in the centre of the scene looks at his right, while in either of his sides, another youth is looking at him. All of them are fully-clad with himatia. The left one is holding a strigil (stleggis) with his right hand, while the one at the right side of the scene makes a gesture with his feast. The spring of the handles bears part of a circle (it stops, leaving the surface between the beginning of the two handles undecorated), with small, semi-cercular patterns. Beneath each handle there is a large, complex palmette. A band with maeander-shaped patterns runs through the vessel under the main scenes. The base is in the form of a disk, with a high foot, separated from the disk-shaped surface by a carved, reserved circle, as well as an also circle at the lowest end of the base's foot. 2003.23.0005.jpg
47.6.1 The Gorgon Medusa, in both shoulder panels. Area under handles is black. Side A: Achilles on black horse, alongside a red horse with an attendant riding on black horse behind. Troilos lies on ground. Side B: Achilles carrying Troilos toward alter made of bricks with incised lines (the altar might also be interpreted as a fountainhouse). Shrub in front of altar (fountainhouse) Pictures are in red, black, white with detail incised. Below shoulder zone are red and black chevron-palmettes; below this, animal frieze with goats, panther, winged creature and lion. Triangles radiating from base, foot is black and base reserved. Zones separated by bands. 2007.01.0060.jpg
47.6.2A-B Lid: Straight sides and a moulded rim at the top and bottom, both red. The plastic ring at the top of the lid black. The top is decorated with a depiction of a male figure, perhaps Dionysus (Ure) or Pan (Boardman) with horns springing from his head. He wears an animal skin (brownish dots) over his shoulders, with a hoof dangling. He seems to be stepping or sitting on another animal skin. In raised left hand he holds an indeterminate instrument (Ure: handleless fork; Boardman: syrinx) and he rests his right hand, brought before his body, on an oar-shaped object (trumpet; Ure: winnowing fan; Boardman: 'lagobolon'). To his left is the forepart of a pig (or dog?), and to his right, a basket with three corn stalks. There is also a red, thin line at the joining point of the plastic ring and the lid. The decoration of the side surface of the lid is a motif of vertical, hanging, wavy tongues, between reddish brown bands. There is also one inverted heart-shaped motif at some point between the tongues. Body: There is a red line at the rim and another one at half the way up the body, both on the inside and the outside. On the interior there are two, concentric, reddish-brown circles. Exterior: There is also a red line at the bottom of the body, while the disk-shaped ring is reddish-brown. Wide rim at base. Underside is reserved and central section flat. 2005.88.0043.jpg
51.7.11 The interior and rim are black, except for two reserved bands on the interior, at the top and bottom of the lip. Just under the rim is a laurel wreath, facing to the right. A palmette fills the space beneath each black handle; a series of dots mark each handle zone. The scene on each side is bordered by two tendrils that emerge from the ground, in most cases flanked by two smaller tendrils; at the centre of each large tendril is a volute, from which spring two demi-palmettes. Side A: Wreathed, draped Apollo stands in 3/4-view to the right, holding a laurel branch in his right hand and a phiale and fillet in his upraised left hand. He faces a white-haired, bearded Papposilen, who stands in profile to the left. The Papposilen wears a taenia on his head, an animal skin (nebris) over a shaggy-white body suit, and slippers. He holds a mirror in his upraised left hand and a lyre and a fillet in his lowered left hand. Above him is bust of a goddess, probably Hera (or Leto, or Cyllene?), with her face in profile to the right, enclosed within a window, outlined in white. She wears a high crown and jewellry and holds a sceptre in front of her left shoulder. There are ivy leaves in the field. Side B: Two standing, draped youths, facing each other and wearing wreaths. The left figure has a 'V' drape on his chest and his left hand is barely visible; the right hand of the right figure emerges from his himation; he holds a branch out to his companion. Beneath the scenes is a band of right-facing waves. The lower body and foot are black, except for a reserved band on a groove at the top of the vertical surface of the foot, and the reserved underside. 2004.80.0002.jpg
52.3.4 Interior: black spots on lip; alternating black and reserved bands on interior (restored), surrounding a tondo decorated with sphinx, profile to the right. Exterior: Rim decorated with a band of zigzags, slanted to the right; body decorated with an animal frieze, above two thick black bands; exterior of handles and foot glazed black (restored). The animal frieze shows (from under the preserved handle): a water bird, left wing outspread, profile to the right; billy-goats (4) grazing profile to left, alternating with panthers (3), profile to the right, each with left forepaw raised and head frontal; spots of varying sizes in the field. 2004.07.0009.jpg
53.8.3 Lip and interior glazed black, except a ram protome, profile to right, at the centre of a reserved tondo, outlined with an orange band. Exterior: lotus petals on the rim, interrupted only by the glazed handles and lugs, above a a thin glazed band at the carination (mostly orange-red), an invertedanimal frieze on the body or bowl, above a pair of thin bands above a thick band; bands decorating the foot on exterior and interior vertical surfaces; underside decorated with concentric circles (black between two lighter orange circles, enclosed by two darker orange circles). The animal frieze shows (from just above the black handle): a panther advancing to the right, head frontal, licking the horns of a grazing deer, profile to the left, between two pinecones, with a dotted line above his back; a panther advancing to the left, head turned frontal, a dotted lozenge, a lion advancing to the right, tongue licking the horns of a deer grazing profile to the left, with a row of chevrons above; a dotted lozenge. Below each creature is a dotted bull's eye (comprised of central dot, surrounded by a band, surrounded by a circle of dots). Additional ornaments, including dots and chevrons, in the field. 2010.98.0024.jpg
56.8.4 Black inside and out except for an egg-and-dot band framed by two black lines at the front of the base of the neck, the figural design, and the reserved underside. Body: A satyr seated between two similar palmettes (the left one larger; each is comprised of a flower in the middle of two volutes framed by a short half-heart-shaped pattern on either side). The satyr is seated in 3/4-view to the left on a rocky mass that is spotted (perhaps it is covered with an animal skin). He looks profile to the left and he wears a taenia or band on his head, as well as a long, beaded necklace over his left shoulder and across his chest. He holds a phiale (its rim is marked with yellowish dots) in his left hand and a fillet in his right hand. The fillet is purple. The taenia, necklace, and rim of the phiale are coloured white with yellow wash. On the back a drip of (probably accidental) white paint. 2003.59.0004.jpg
56.8.6 Interior: black not carefully applied , not lustrous. Purple band towards the the edge framed by two thinner black bands. Exterior: around rim black band with white dots; Animal frieze on the bowl. Four swans (water birds), facing right, alternating with incised rosettes. Background filled with small decorative patterns of undefined shape that often bear incisions. Black band below. Black stem and upper surface of foot; reserved groove on vertical surface of foot; reserved underside. Added purple and white on the birds' wings and the rosettes. 2010.98.0102.jpg
REDMG:1935.87.31B Lid: on the rim of the knob, black silhouetted triangles pointing outwards; below teh knob, black rays; four circles, the second and fourth red; round the edge below the animal zone a black band between two black lines; on the vertical rim a red band, and again a black band between lines. In the animal zone, on one side a palmette-lotus complex, flanked by a pair of sirens; on the other a siren flanked by a panther on the left and a lion on the right. Small incised circles on the body of teh panther, incisions on the lion. Field ornaments include rings of dots with or without a circle at the centre, scattered dots, amorphous and cruciform rosettes with incisions crossing at centre, rosettes with incisions forming small arcs facing away from the center. Some remains of added red on neck, breast, and tail of sphinxes, heart of palmette and petals of lotus. Inside of lid reserved. 2003.97.0277.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.106 Large fragment of coloured relief from a larger work (building or fireplace for example). Flat upper surface. Decoration, from top to bottom: red line; band of red with semi-circular patterns with leaf patterns; band divided into blocks painted into different colours (blue, red, green from left to right). Inside the red panel is a drawing in white of a four legged animal with a tail, possibly a bull. 2003.93.0140.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.8 Body: band of vertical bars; two bands, animal frieze with three dogs running profile to the right; two bands. One band encircles the underside.
TEMP.2003.7.31 Small figurine, possibly an animal, because the nose/mouth is pointed like a snout. Has two small holes for the eyes, and three holes above them. The neck is thinner than the head, and the arms are clearly defined, although are broken. The figure is of a red colour, with remants of black paint on the head and lower back.
TEMP.2003.7.32 Small figurine, possibly an animal. Pinkish colour, with remnants of black paint on the back, on the left arm and on the main body. Appears to be scratching head with the right arm, and the feet are distinguishable from the legs because they are at an angle.
TEMP.2003.7.53A-B a) Animal head (perhaps a bull); b) wave pattern above lines arranged in a triangle
TEMP.2007.3.82a-f unclear animal on a and female face on b figure on c and reverse stamp on d dolphin on e and unidentified shapes on f
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