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    LEBANESE FOSSIL FISH WITH SHRIMP
    Armigatus brevissimus & Carpopenaeus callirostris
    Upper Cretaceous
    Haqil, Byblos, Lebanon

    This clever little block housing a rather common looking fossil fish at first glance is a pretty basic fossil. However, the fossil fish is accompanied by a fossil shrimp that is even slightly better preserved and an incredible lagniappe on this interesting piece. It is clean to the eye in terms of any damage or restoration, and the rock is secured to a metal matte in a textured black frame giving the peice a depth although the fossil is flush with the frame. Measurements: Frame - 10.5 x 10.5 inches (26.67 x 26.67 cm). Rock - 3.75 x 3.25 inches (9.53 x 8.23 cm). Fish - 2.75 inches (6.99 cm) long.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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