Astro West Fine Minerals
Ammonite and Belemnite Round Large Dish
This Beautiful hand carved Ammonite and Belemnite dish is from the Atlas Mountains in South Morocco. Ammonites and Belemnites are an extinct species of Orthoceras, an ancient relative to today's modern day Cephalopod otherwise known as squids or nautilus. They fossilize over a limestone bed, with an estimated age of about 40 million years from the Devonian period, approximately 400 million years ago. This ancient specimen turned modern home decor makes for the perfect gift to add aesthetics and history to any home or office.
Dimensions: D 7.5" x H 1.75"
Weight: 865.9 grams