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    Ceratopsid Dinosaur Jaw Section
    Triceratops horridus
    Late Cretaceous
    Hell Creek Formation
    Montana, USA

    From one of the most iconic of all Dinosaurs, this jaw sections from Triceratops is rather intriguing. The right dentary has a dynamic twisted shape to its functional form and a mass of teeth, albeit worn, from the great ceratopsian. The massive light brown fossil measuring nearly 25 inches (63.5 cm) is gigantic as would be expected from the daunting horned variety. Some cracks have been filled and repaired on the bone where the fragments have been expertly reassembled. As this was an herbivorous plant-eater, the teeth are very different from the theropods due to prominent dietary differences. This captivating piece comes with an incredible custom, black metal base that effectively holds the Late Cretaceous fossil from the renowned Hell Creek Formation of Montana securely for one most impactful and captivating display.
    Overall Measurements: 24.80 x 12.60 x 5.71 inches (63.00 x 32.00 x 14.50 cm)

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


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    17th Thursday
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