Mammoth Tusk, Unique Colours - 45"
This gorgeous, uniquely coloured 45-inch fossil mammoth tusk is in an impeccable condition.
An unbelievable discovery from Siberia, this is a superb tusk with gorgeous and rare coloration – a mixture of black and dark brown, with hints of cream and light beige. The woolly mammoth trekked through the frozen tundra more than 20,000 years ago during the Late Pleistocene.
A custom-made stained solid oak stand showcases this Ice Age treasure’s curvature, ready to be displayed in your home, office or museum.
Importantly, it has not been painted over or had large areas filled like many tusks on the market.
Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
Location: Southwestern Siberia, in Russia.
Age: Late Pleistocene
Dimensions with stand: (h)30.5" x (l)16" x (w)8".
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All Fossil Realm 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.
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