While technically alive, magnagogs have little in the way of personality and are driven via telepathic command.
Most folk would call an argillomatus a clay golem. They would be wrong.
I once read a book about a group of people who discovered a hidden temple city in a mountain range, where the Incas-the ancient civilisation of Peru- had fled to when the spanish invaded. When this group found the burial chamber of one of the inca high priests, they unleashed a powerful curse upon them all...