51" Mammoth Tusk, Orange/Grey
In excellent condition, this gorgeous 51-inch fossil mammoth tusk was found preserved in the North Sea bed, Flevoland, Netherlands.
Ready to be displayed in your home, office or museum, this tusk comes from a mammoth that trekked through the frozen tundra more than 15,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene. A custom-made stained solid oak stand showcases its beautiful curvature.
Overall, this is a superb tusk because of its stunning coloration, with fabulous mottled grey and orange patterns; very rare coloration, only occasionally seen in tusks preserved in the sea. Importantly, it has not been painted over or had areas filled with bondo.
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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)
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, New Hampshire, or Washington DC
Model of woolly mammoth at Royal BC Museum. Source: Wikipedia