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Synonyms for ammonite

one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks


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Visitors to the exhibition will also see some ammonites, those fossilised marine creatures which were used to cement St Hilda of Whitby's reputation for miracles - listed in two books on display.
The company's creative director Kevin Brown, pictured right, had the idea of basing it on a 'Fibonacci spiral' inspired by an ammonite fossil.
The ammonite shell, found on their land in the Blackdown Hills in Devon, inspired them to build a house that spiralled onto the landscape over two levels, mixing natural materials with cutting edge technology.
The Mianwali Formation with a rich Ammonite fauna has been dated from middle Griesbachian to late Spathian.
New Dino: Ammonite - Can be harvested in oceans for its shell and bile, but it's defended by other ocean dwellers
While the Torah explicitly mentions that Sihon conquered Moabite territory, it does not explicitly mention that he conquered Ammonite territory.
The name Eliha is known from a contemporaneous Ammonite seal and may possibly denote her foreign origin east of the Jordan River, although it is the feminine form of Eli, a Hebrew name appearing in the Bible.
It is available in eight exterior colours, Polaris White, Rhodium Silver, Ammonite Grey, Dark Sapphire, Odyssey Red, Aurora Red, British Racing Green and Ultimate Black.
In the Hebrew Bible, Deuteronomy 23:3 notes God's command that: "An Ammonite or a Moabite shall not enter into the assembly of the LORD; even to the tenth generation shall none of them enter into the assembly of the LORD for ever.
Such entwinement of natural and cultural forms was furthered in the images and objects shown alongside Nightlife: Ammonite Dub, 2015, composed of a sliced-in-half ammonite fossil and a turntable needle encased within a double mirror that seemingly reached endlessly into the gallery wall; Reid/Coxsone (gold monitors), 2015, which consists of modified copies of the two Ellis records from which Nightlife's dub sample was made; and the Polaroid series "Sober City," 2014-15, in which images of urban spaces and monuments have been double-exposed with that of an amethyst crystal from New York's American Museum of Natural History.
Isabella Bird: A Photographic Journal of Travels Through China, 1894-1896 by Deborah Ireland, published by Ammonite Press (RRP 25 [pounds sterling]), is available to Geographical readers at the special price of 18.
A team of high school students from Domingo Yu Chu National School wanted to tell the story of the ammonite fossils found in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro.
The account takes place before the summary of Saul's reign that begins chapter 13, suggesting an earlier date for the Ammonite campaign.