Amazing 47” Fossil Mammoth Tusk
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This beautiful 47-inch fossil mammoth tusk, which belonged to a young mammoth that traversed the tundra over 20,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene period, is in excellent condition – a fantastic discovery from Southwest Siberia.
Note, this Ice Age treasure has not been painted over or had large areas filled like many tusks on the market. This gorgeous fossil is perfectly suited for display in your home or office. A handcrafted oak stand is included with purchase. The natural coloration is stunning, with a mixture of light beige and cream. Overall, this a phenomenal tusk because of its completeness, intact tip and gorgeous coloration.
Species: Mammuthus primigenius (Woolly mammoth)
Location: Southwestern Siberia, in Russia.
Age: Late Pleistocene
it weighs 12.4 lbs
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All 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.
Please also note: 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