Description

    Amber with Inclusions
    Hymenaea protera
    Oligocene
    Dominican Republic
    2.23 x 1.04 x 0.59 inches (5.66 x 2.63 x 1.50 cm)

    This massive yellow droplet of Amber contains a spider along with a worker ant, a plant hopper and one unidentified additional bug. The slick, glassy specimen has a lighter hue that offers a larger surface area allowing for ease of viewing its prehistoric inhabitants with a naked eye. The artsy shape is very elegant.


    Estimate: $175 - up.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    December
    14th Thursday 7:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    December
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Nature & Science Session
    (Lots 77001-77037) - 8:00 PM Central Time, Thursday, December 14, 2017.
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    Current Bid:
    $46
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