Large Glass Dome Filled with Ammonite Specimens


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Large Glass Dome Filled with Ammonite Specimens

A impressive collection of 16 natural Madagascan perisphinctes ammonite fossils displayed in a victorian glass dome.

The dome displaying sixteen ammonites mounted on iron rods. The fossils being of good size approx 8cm -9cm diameter. Original Victorian oval glass dome on ebonised wood base.

These particular Ammonite fossils are from the Jurassic period (165 million years old) originated from Tulear in the southern part of Madagascar, an island of the east coast of Africa. Various different species of Ammonite are found in this remote location, and the seas were once full of these molluscs. Ammonites are an extinct group of marine molluscs in the sub-class of Ammonoidea of the class Cephlapod.

Dome: Height 50cm, Width 31cm, Depth 17cm.


  • H: 50cm (19.69in)
  • W: 31cm (12.20in)
  • D: 17cm (6.69in)


Jurassic period

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