Description

    Megalodon Shark Tooth
    Carcharocles megalodon
    Miocene
    Morgan River
    South Carolina, USA
    4.33 x 2.88 x 1.01 inches (11.01 x 7.32 x 2.56 cm)


    The term Megalodon can and should conjure up images of a monstrous ancient shark which is fearsome for both its sheer size and its killing prowess. This nearly pristine example over 4 inches (10 cm) on edge with only a minor cavity on the root. The black tooth is well-balanced, with only slightly worn serrations. This is a fine representation of dentition from the prehistoric Great White ancestor. This is a killer tooth.

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




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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    7th-14th Thursday-Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 6
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