zoomorph


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zoomorph

(ˌzəʊəˈmɔːf)
n
a representation of something in animal form
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zoomorph

[ˈzəʊəʊmɒːf] Nzoomorfo m
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ZOOMORPH A Animal magnetism B Dissection C Representation of an animal form who am I?
Comparison of metallic earring from BN29 and the Semiarid North; (a) ornithomorph earring, Huanta; (b) schematic zoomorph earring, Durruty Collection; (c) and d.
Thus, we were able to verify that the 83 zoomorph figures from Oukaimeden are distributed in all the study areas except for those located in the West (OK1' and OK1 upper and lower platform respectively).
A very interesting case is the one recorded in OK2 "Dam" area, where a four legged zoomorph was carved in contact with a scutiform.
The second one was the "Yagour style" (ibidem 1964:107) and included zoomorphs of several sizes, depicted by carefully picking the body completely, mainly represented in pure profile.
Documented motifs include anthropomorphs, zoomorphs, material culture objects, faces/masks, anda large quantity of geometric and abstract images.
Additionally, of the four zoomorphs noted by Haddon (three 'birds'--'cassowary', 'spoon-bill', 'curlew', and a 'crayfish'), only one--a heavily deteriorated, in-filled 'bird' with an oval-shaped 'body', triangular 'tail', reverse L-shape 'leg', and a -shaped 'neck' and 'beak'--could be identified at the site (Figure 8).