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LOT 0643

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GBP (£) 5,500 - 7,500
EUR (€) 6,460 - 8,800
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Natural History - Adult Mammoth Tusk

Pleistocene Era, 40000-20000 BP

A large and complete adult woolly mammoth Elephas primigenius tusk having a dramatic curve along the length and showing light wear to the tip. 14.60 kg, 156cm along the curve (61 1/2"). Fine condition; professionally conserved and restored. Rare.

Provenance
From a private European palaeontological collection; formerly in a Spanish collection; previously from a collection formed in Arizona, USA.

Literature
See Guide to the Elephants (Recent and Fossil) in the British Museum (Natural History), BM, 1922, pp.35-47 for discussion.