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    Goniatite Sculpture
    Goniatites
    Devonian
    Altas Mountains, Morocco
    7.87 x 2.17 x 7.09 inches (20.00 x 5.50 x 18.00 cm)


    The Sahara Desert now covers what was once a vast ancient ocean, millions of years ago. Fortunately, the fossils found there today provide a glimpse of what life was like in that marine environment long ago. This striking sculpture features two chambered Ammonites of vastly different sizes which have now been artistically placed together and fit on top of an acrylic base. This highly decorative piece has two very collectible fossils.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    24th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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