Description

    Fossil Shrimp
    Carpopenaeus callirostris
    Cretaceous
    Ajoula, Lebanon
    2.75 x 2.40 x 0.34 inches (6.98 x 6.10 x 0.87 cm)


    This roughly square brick of tan sedimentary rock is home to fairly well preserved fossil shrimp from the quarries of Lebanon. Having only been cleaned, without need for restoration or repair, this all "natural" specimen features a golden coloration, pronounced curve positioning and numerous fibrous antennae.

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


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    9th-16th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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