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    Fossil Shrimp
    Carpopenaeus callirostris
    Cretaceous
    Ajoula, Lebanon
    3.23 x 2.42 x 0.32 inches (8.20 x 6.14 x 0.82 cm)

    This singular fossil shrimp from the large quarries of Lebanon has merely been "cleaned" in terms of any preparation. The ancient, golden crustacean has some silvery gray as well possibly due to dendrites. The curved fossil rests on a tan block of sedimentary matrix with angular and irregular edges on the borders.

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    23rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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