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Ammonite SM M1159. ©A.C. Cooper (Colour) Ltd

A framed ammonite fossil specimen

Fossilised shelled cephalopod

Museum number: M1159

On display: Colonnade - central aisle
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Curatorial note

This specimen has been carefully prepared: it is a section through an ammonite showing the internal structure. The numbering sequence of the Museum (as in the early 1837 inventories) proves that this piece hung next to another ammonite, M1158, showing the external appearance of a similarly sized fossil.

Associated items

M1158, comparison

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