- From Babylonian mythology, these are scorpion-men who guard the gates to the underworld.
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Centauroid creature — Centauroid creatures, also known as centaur like or tauric creatures, appear frequently in mythology and works of fiction. Like the centaur of Greek myth, such creatures typically possess the body of a four legged animal with a human or human… … Wikipedia
Scorpion man — Scorpion men are featured in several Akkadian language myths, including the Enûma Elish and the Babylonian version of the Epic of Gilgamesh . They were also known as aqrabuamelu or girtablilu. They were first created by the Tiamat in order to… … Wikipedia