16" Mammoth Tusk, Yakutia
This incredible fossil mammoth tusk tip is in an impeccable condition – an unbelievable discovery from Yakutia, Siberia, found gorgeously preserved in the permafrost. This tusk is composed of 1st grade ivory, suitable for carving.
The tusk comes from a young mammoth that trekked through the frozen tundra more than 20,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene.
This gorgeous fossil is ready to be displayed in your home, office or museum. A custom-made stained solid oak stand showcases its beautiful curvature.
Overall, this is a superb tusk tip because of its intact tip and gorgeous coloration.
The natural coloration is stunning with ivory white.
- Tusk Weighs 3.45 lbs
- Length along outer curve: 16" ; diameter 2.6"
- Stand weighs 0.92 lb.
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Our mammoth tusks have been professionally stabilized; however, these specimens must be kept in an indoor environment with stable humidity and temperature. Ideal conditions are 50% to 60% humidity and 68 to 78 degrees Fahrenheit.
Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
Location: Yakutia, Siberia, in Russia.
Age: Late Pleistocene
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 to California, New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, Nevada, Illinois or New Hampshire
Model of woolly mammoth at Royal BC Museum. Source: Wikipedia