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    Polished Juvenile Mammoth Tusk
    Taymyr Peninsula, Siberia
    Russia
    30.16 x 2.56 x 2.76 inches (76.60 x 6.50 x 7.00 cm)


    This colorful tusk from a juvenile Mammoth has been polished smooth to reveal its impressive colors and patterning. Worthy of display in any collection, this 30 inch (76.2 cm) tusk is complete, from root cavity to tip. The gold and brown surface has only minor cracking in evidence of natural fissures which have been sealed by the finish to preserve the fossil. This is a rare and uncommon "Ice Age" specimen.

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




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2015
    17th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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