38” Mammoth Tusk from Yakutia
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In impeccable condition, this 38-inch fossil mammoth tusk from Yakutia, Siberia, was found gorgeously preserved in the permafrost.
The tusk comes from a young mammoth that trekked through the frozen tundra more than 20,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene. Overall, it’s a superb tusk tip because of its intact tip and gorgeous coloration. The natural coloration is a mixture of cream and earthy brown.
This Ice Age treasure is ready to be displayed in your home, office or museum. A custom-made stained solid oak stand showcases its beautiful curvature.
Importantly, this gorgeous fossil tusk has not been painted over or had large areas filled like many tusks on the market.
38" along outer curve; 2.37" in diameter.
On the stand: h - 28"; l - 22"; w - 5.5"
Weight: 6.37 lbs (2.9 kg); stand - 2.65 lbs (1.2 kg)
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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