Phylum Cephlpoda. Like modern Cephalopods, including the Chambered Nautilus and the Squid, Ammonites had well developed eyes and tentacles grasping for food. The lines on the shell are called “suture patterns” and became increasingly complex as the animal evolved. Ammonites evolved from the Ordovician Nautiloids, but didn’t become well established until the Mid-Devonian times, or about 300 million years ago. They are now extinct. The word AMMONITE means “Ammon Stone” and refers to the Egyptian God Ammon, who often appeared with ram’s horns. The mathematical pattern within the shells are undeniable on Earth; the Golden Mean applies deeply.
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