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one of the coiled chambered fossil shells of extinct mollusks

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On a rocky platform east of Carsaig Pier there are a considerable number of ammonite casts, some fairly large.
Burnett, "Transjordan: The Ammonites, Moabites, and Edomites," weaves a coherent picture of these three Transjordanian people groups, focusing on the myriad of inscriptions found in each of these West Semitic states.
Few remnants of the Ammonites have survived at the citadel, where the most impressive monument dates from the beginning of the Islamic period.
In the 19th Century, enterprising craftsmen would carve snake-like heads on to the ammonites they had picked up and sell them to tourists as souvenirs.
Soot is a strong, light-absorbing aerosol that caused global climate changes that triggered the mass extinction of dinosaurs, ammonites, and other animals, and led to the macroevolution of mammals and the appearance of humans.
Blue Badge guide Tim Barber will find you dino footprints and ammonites. From PS185 for four people.
Waagen's lithostratigraphic subdivision was used almost for one century until Kummel and Teichert and associates in 1960's redefined the litho stratigraphy of the Salt Range and Surghar Ranges in terms of modern stratigraphic nomenclature practices as well as piloted a detailed paleontological study of the rich Late Permian and Early Triassic faunas; such as brachiopods, Ammonites, conodonts, bivalves, fusulinids, etc.
She survived a lightning strike that killed the women around her, before spending years helping her father find ammonites and other fossils to sell to tourists in his curiosity shop.
AMMONITES AND OTHER MACROFOSSILS FROM THE LECTOSTRATOTYPE OF LA FRONTERA FORMATION, LOWER--MIDDLE TURONIAN (UPPER CRETACEOUS) IN SAN FRANCISCO, CUNDINAMARCA (COLOMBIA)
However, when the book of Judges recounts this incident in a dialog between Jephthah and the king of Ammon, it seems that the territory had originally belonged to the Ammonites, not the Moabites.
Located 86km south of Amman, Madaba has a rich history that dates back to the Maccabean times (c.165 BC), he said, adding that the city had been re-occupied by the Ammonites, but in around 110 BC it was taken, after a long siege, by John Hyrcanus.
Ancient Israelites understood their generational struggles against their enemies, especially the Ammonites, Moabites and Edomites.
In time Israel finds itself at war with the Ammonites and every available fighting man is needed.
In their search for a unique story about their province Oriental Mindoro, a group of high school students came upon a remarkable discovery: Ammonites, the most widely known fossils dating back to the age of the dinosaurs 165 million years, were found in the town of Mansalay in the 1940s.
In its latest stamp issue, Swiss Post is dedicating an exclusive, limited edition miniature sheet to ammonites. The ammonites, relatives of the squid family, first appeared around 400 million years ago and populated all the oceans of the world.