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    Description

    Polished Woolly Mammoth Tusk Section
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Alaska
    9.88 x 2.95 x 0.64 inches (25.10 x 7.50 x 1.63 cm)

    Mammoth Tusks are not always found complete, but that does not mean that the material from partial tusks is not interesting or valuable. This section has been polished to enhance its natural beauty, and it exhibits a rich golden-brown coloration unlike so much of the other pieces often seen on the market of bland color and rough texture. This is a pretty fossil and a good bit of tusk being 10 inches (25 cm) long.

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

    Disclaimer: Depending on the specific regulations of your state, there may be restrictions or prohibitions on buying, selling, owning, transporting and shipping fossilized ivory which includes material from ancient animals including mammoths such as this example. Please be aware of any and all rules and regulations in your particular state as Heritage Auctions Nature & Science cannot make any warranties regarding the laws.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 16
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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