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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Like the Chalcatzingo quatrefoils, this one has also been personified by incorporating it into the body of the zoomorph.
The semicircular body, jointed appendages and two small points positioned as eyes suggest a spider, a zoomorph that appears on Mississippian gorgets ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1G OMITTED]; see Kneberg 1959).
We excavated in 1989 below the painted panel, whose figures include two large striped anthropomorphs (the white cockatoos), a zoomorph (a crocodile) and smaller anthropomorphs (Attenbrow et al.