Description

    FOSSIL TEETH

    Megalodon Shark Tooth
    Carcharocles megalodon
    Miocene
    Morgan River, South Carolina, USA

    This robust example of a Megalodon tooth has a black root and gray enamel. There is some separation to the root at the top, but the piece is in great condition. The serrated edges are pronounced for both sides and, at 5.4 inches (13.7 cm), this is a collector-size tooth. It is broad and has a typical "V"-shape characteristic of ancient Great White teeth. The size is even more impressive if one takes into consideration that sharks have rows and rows of teeth. The jaw of this Megalodon must have been huge! It is a "monster" from a formidable monster. Everyone loves fossil shark teeth and this specimen proves why. A custom wood and brass stand is included to make display effective and simple.
    Overall Measurements: 5.4 x 4.2 x 1.5 inches (13.7 x 10.6 x 3.8 cm)


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2015
    4th Sunday
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