Matched Set of Mammoth Tusks - 9' / 164 lbs
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This phenomenal matched pair of mammoth tusks weighs 164 lbs in total. They are in absolutely impeccable condition - a once in a lifetime discovery!
These superior quality tusks have minimal restoration and were found in excellent condition. As such they are incredibly rare!
The natural coloration is stunning with a mixture of reddish brown and cream.
Left tusks: 83 lbs, 9 feet.
Right tusk: 81 lbs, 8 feet and 10.5".
Right tusk - 48" x 33.2" x 45"
Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
Location: Yakutia, northern Siberia (permafrost).
Age: Pleistocene Epoch.
Both rare and aesthetic, this impressive pair is ready to be displayed in home, office or museum.
These specimens should be kept 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 to California, New York, New Jersey, Hawaii, Nevada, Illinois, DC or New Hampshire
Image credit: Thomas Quine