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In Mesopotamia they are depicted as being held by fish/bird/men (gods). I think Graham mentioned that the "fruit" they were picking (apparently to put in the bags) look like pine cones and pine cones look a lot like the pineal gland. And that gland, recessed in our brain, is the seat of the soul (at least some folks have been pondering that.