Set of Curvy Mammoth Tusks - 8’ / 166 lbs
Price on Request
On offer is an extraordinary pair of matched Woolly mammoth tusks, elevated on custom oak mounts - a monumental Ice Age exhibit!
These beautifully curved, massive tusks display striking colour patterns from base to tip; a pleasing mix of beige, dark brown and cream predominates.
Left tusk: 7'10" (outer curve), diameter: 6", weight: 84 lbs
Right tusk: 8' (outer curve), diameter: 6", wight: 82 lbs
- Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
- Location: Southwest Siberia
- Age: Pleistocene Epoch.
Both rare and aesthetic, this impressive pair is ready to be displayed in home, office or museum.
Professionally restored, stabilized and polished in Canada by Fossil Realm.
Condition Report available upon request.
It's recommended to keep these specimens in an indoor environment with stable humidity and temperature. Ideal conditions are 50% to 60% humidity and 68 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit.
Fossil mammoth ivory can be distinguished from present-day elephant ivory by the angle of crosshatching (Schreger lines) and can be traded internationally.
NOTE. Due to present restrictions we cannot ship fossil ivory to certain US states: California, New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, Nevada, Illinois, DC or New Hampshire; Nor can we ship these items to the UK.
Image credit: Thomas Quine