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    Woolly Mammoth Tusk Tip
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Alaska, USA
    11.81 x 1.90 x 1.68 inches (30.00 x 4.83 x 4.27 cm)


    This sectional tusk tip from a Woolly Mammoth is nearly 12 inches (30.5 cm) long giving it immense size in addition to the obvious aesthetic charms. Much like a cuticle, the concentrically layered fossil exhibits numerous "skins" of various colors and patterns. This polished 'spear' is complex and highly decorative.

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

    Disclaimer: The sale or offer to sell, trade, barter, purchase, and transport of fossilized ivory, including that from Mammoths, is currently banned or restricted in five US states. If you are a resident of New York, New Jersey, California, Nevada or Hawaii, you may not bid on a lot with fossilized ivory, including that from Mammoths. If you attempt to bid, your bid shall be cancelled and there shall be no sale. Legislation is constantly subject to change, and it is possible that other states may be added to the list at any time based on the passage of laws. Further, depending on the specific regulations, there might be restrictions or prohibitions on buying, selling, owning, transporting, and shipping ivory, including material from ancient animals such as Mammoths.




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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2018
    7th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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