When I unfastened the blackened silver clasp and opened the yellowed leaves a coloured drawing fluttered out—the likeness of a monstrous creature resembling nothing so much as a squid, beaked and tentacled, with great yellow eyes, and with certain abominable approximations to the human form in its contours.
~ H.P. Lovecraft & William Lumley , The Diary of Alonzo Typer

This subject contains information from the "Lovecraft Circle" Myth Cycles, and while guided by HPL are not based on his work alone. An Ancient One is a humanoid that has squid-like features and exists only partly in the physical, material dimension.

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