Description

    Fossil Shrimp
    Carpopenaeus callirostris
    Cretaceous
    Ajoula, Lebanon
    3.53 x 3.03 x 0.25 inches (8.96 x 7.70 x 0.64 cm)


    This small "brick" of sediment is home to multiple examples of well-defined, naturally preserved fossil Shrimp specimens. One particularly large example is the centerpiece on one side flanked by two other smaller crustaceans, and the other side has another singular Shrimp with some other material. Known for the quality of preservation, and lack of preparation required, the rustic Lebanese material is great.

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


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    Auction Dates
    Mar-Apr, 2017
    30th-6th Thursday-Thursday
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