Iridescent Ammonite Fossil. 110 Million years old. From Madagascar. 7 cms x 6 cms x 1.5 cms
Ammonites got their name from the Egyptian God Ammon. Ammon’s sacred animal was a ram and an ammonite looks like a ram’s horn. Ammonites are cephalopods. The Blackfoot called ammonites insikim or buffalo stones because they looked like sleeping bison. They were used in spiritual ceremonies.