A Wonderful Cranium of an Irish Elk
Weight: 4000 gr / 8.8 lbs
Width: 28 cm / 11 in
Length: 35 cm / 13.8 in
Height: 22 cm / 8.6 in
Item Code: 3048
Latin Name: Megaloceros giganteus
Site: River Rhine, Germany (sand extraction area around Eich)
Age: Approximately 40.000 years old
Irish elk was one of the most impressive creatures to inhabit the North Sea area. Its amazing antlers could grow to enormous sizes and are among the most sought after and expensive fossils. On offer is a large portion of the cranium of this animal. The cranium is not complete (as they rarely are), but is in good condition, with many details of anatomy beautifully preserved, and still includes the two partial anter bases. The black-and-white section of the ruler in the image represents 10 cm / 3.9 inch.
Shipping: US$ 45 for the European Union; US$ 80 for the rest of the world.
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