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Ammonite from a flintstone, found on Walton Common, 1829 (mounted on a wooden board with M615, S115, SC11 & X87).

Museum number: L124

Curatorial note

Fossilised marine mollusc. The name ammonite The name "ammonite" was inspired by the spiral shape of their fossilized shells, resembling the tightly coiled rams' horns of the ancient Egyptian God Ammon.


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