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    Woolly Mammoth Rib on Stand
    Mammuthus primigenius
    Pleistocene
    Alaska
    5.12 x 5.12 x 16.73 inches (13.00 x 13.00 x 42.50 cm)

    While the vertebrae and femurs may be the most commonly thought of varieties when it comes to fossil bones, there is certainly nothing much lacking about ribs. This rib from an Alaskan Woolly Mammoth has a pronounced curvature and is rather solid. The porous nature of the original bone material is evident at the exposed ends of the piece. A hairline crack runs partially up one edge. The rib rests on a custom wood base for easy and attractive display.

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




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    Auction Dates
    May, 2016
    5th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 5
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