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LOT 6118

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Bid History: 1   |   Current bid: £1
NATURAL HISTORY - FOSSIL BONE BRECCIA WITH CAVE BEAR REMAINS
PLEISTOCENE PERIOD, CIRCA 100,000 YEARS B.P.
5 3/8 in. (784 grams, 13.7 cm).

Fossilised remains of the Ursus deningeri cave bear including jaw fragment with teeth; cemented within a bone breccia. [No Reserve]

PROVENANCE:
From Penderyn Quarry, Aberdare, South Wales in 1988.
Property of a Leicestershire, UK, private collector.
Accompanied by an information label; from Penderyn Quarry, Aberdare, South Wales.

FOOTNOTES:
Bone breccias are sedimentary rocks containing bone fragments. They occur in limestone caves and provide evidence of animals that occupied the caves during the Ice Age.

CONDITION