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There are 5 objects for which Decoration contains "biting"
2007.10.2.337 A dog biting a wild boar's neck
2007.9.3.64 Female figure, with Eastern jewellery and dress. A snake is biting her breast. Likely to be Cleopatra.
2009.9.37 A ball or a globe from which two grow two serpent heads. On the head on the left side stands a man turning to the monster in the middle, on the head on the right side stands a woman also facing the monster. The monster in the middle has a male human body but two dog's heads, one facing the woman, the other the man. The scenery is enclosed by a serpent biting in its own tail. There are letters on the serpent heads. Cast number: 51
2009.9.67 A snake biting its own tail with what looks like Roman numbers in the circle. Cast number: 81
REDMG:1935.87.19 Traces of four (?) bands on mouth and three lines on handle. Tongues on shoulder with two bands below. Main design (starting from below handle going left to right) a human (?) figure on a horse facing right, a lion biting the foot of a warrior who is defending himself with shield, a large creature (possibly a panther), and a man. These pictures are all incised. Dots and rosettes incised with asterisks in field. Five bands around base.
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