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    Mammoth Ulna
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Alaska


    This exceptional bone is the ulna from a Woolly Mammoth and is virtually complete, with the exception of some wear on the ends which reveals the porous internal structure of the front lower leg component. The milk chocolate example is solid, and the "elbow" bone is one of the more fragile and less commonly found varieties. This fossil is likely from a sub-adult which would be consistent with its size measuring about 16 inches (40 cm) in length and exhibiting an unfused joint at the bottom end of the elegant bone.
    Overall Measurements: 15.94 x 6.10 x 5.91 inches (40.50 x 15.50 x 15.00 cm)

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


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    3rd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 2
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