How animals in art form tell stories

Animals that were presented in art in the prehistoric time periods to the current eras, were a very significant part of life, in many cultures. Whether they be shown in fertility form, relief or a plain sculpture, they each depict a story to tell to represent a role the animals played in those certain cultures. And that role is to show significance. Some of the following sculptures give an emphasis on the physical features of the animal. The stories also depict a sense of appreciation for the animals because of that are being shown that the animals are doing

This skull of the Auroch tells a story by showing the significance of the animals features. Such as the horns for example, which tells it was a male, and was in the Europe, Asia and Africa cultures.
This animal figurine depicts a story, in which appears to be a spotted baby calf kneeling. In this way it appears to show innocence through the calf's color and eyes. This was in the Uruk culture.
This sculpture of a cow giving birth tells a story of fertility, and how two humans of their culture show that they show appreciation for the animal youth by assisting mother animals during birth.
This small bull piece has a simplistic appearance because there are no designs. the only thing emphasized is the facial features of the bull.
This sculpture of two animals in which appear to be a coyote and a little goat. Both also appear as if they want to graze on the grass.
Here is a small relief-life piece that shows an animal chasing an elephant. This is the type of story that this frieze tile represents.
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