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Large mounted ammonite | Madagascar

Large mounted ammonite | Madagascar

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  • Origin: Madagascar
  • Age: Jurassic, about 201-145 million years ago
  • Size: H41cm W38cm D18cm
  • Weight: 21 kg
  • Description: An ammonite on a hand-crafted stand that highlights the spiral shape so typical of ammonites.
  • Additional information: Ammonites were shell-shaped cephalopods that became extinct about 66 million years ago. Fossils of them are found all over the world. Ammonites are extinct shelled cephalopods. They all had a chambered shell that they used for buoyancy.
  • Their geometry and beauty have captured the human imagination since at least the Mesolithic period, giving rise to many origin myths and beliefs about their magical and medicinal properties.
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