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    Description

    Woolly Mammoth Jaw Section with Teeth
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Suwanee River, Florida, USA

    The natural curvature to this specimen really helps to put its stunning elements in context. A section of jaw from a Woolly Mammoth houses a larger tooth with a secondary tooth adjacent to it in the bone, and a twisting aspect of the tooth reveals the root core that permeates from the channel of the bony cavity. On a wood and metal custom block and pin base, the Pleistocene dentition presents regally rising up, and curving, with the natural "hook" shape to the overall structure. The piece is complex, yet simple, which gives it such a compelling appeal. This is much more than a singular tooth for obvious reasons.
    Overall Measurements: 14.00 x 9.00 x 22.00 inches (35.56 x 22.86 x 55.88 cm)

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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