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    Mammoth Tusks

    Woolly Mammoth Tusk
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Alaska

    This fossilized Woolly Mammoth Tusk is a bit more modest in size than some but has a nice curve to its sublime form and, most importantly, exhibits a phenomenal "brindle" pattern of bluish-green and rich, creamy coloration. The fossil is presented in a custom wooden display stand which maximizes its length with a primarily horizontal orientation showcasing the natural curvature of this most elegant specimen. The preservation of this tusk is excellent, and the combination of portability, color and pattern is really hard to resist. This is a fine example of a tusk of this size which are becoming harder and harder to find.
    Overall Measurements: 24.00 x 23.00 x 5.50 inches (60.96 x 58.42 x 13.97 cm)

    [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 four US states. If you are a resident of New York, New Jersey, California, 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
    November, 2017
    4th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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