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    Fossil Camel Leg and Foot
    Palaeolama
    Pleistocene
    Florida, USA

    This fossil leg belonged to a prehistoric camel. Found in the famed Leisey Shell Pit, this complete lower leg that has been rearticulated is now a single unit with solid preservation and a nice brown coloration. The genus Paleolama roamed the southeastern United States during the Pleistocene, and this example exhibits excellent preservation, especially for an "Ice Age" fossil. The bones were undamaged and, thus, did not require any repairs. This is simply a great fossil that also could double as ancient back scratcher!
    Overall Measurements: 18.11 x 5.51 x 3.54 inches (46.00 x 14.00 x 9.00 cm)

    Provenance: The Property from an East Coast Collection
    Phillips, New York, June 8, 1996 (lot 319)


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2019
    28th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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