Huge woolley mammoth tusk, Siberia, 10,000 to

Huge woolley mammoth tusk, Siberia, 10,000 to

29,950.00

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Dating to the pleistocene era (between 12,000 and 2.5 million years ago), this top quality Siberian woolly mammoth tusk (Mammuthus primigenius) is in immaculate condition. This tusk was recovered from the Siberian permafrost in recent years and has been restored only from the outside with a thin layer of transparent wax (a standard procedure to prevent it from cracking). Measuring an impressive 250cm along the curve and weighing in at almost 22kg, this tusk would have belonged to a male mammoth. 

It has not been injected with resin or put into pressure chambers. The restoration work on this tusk is less than 1% and is as close as it gets to perfection. The patina, structure and colour variations on this tusk are incredible, a beautiful piece ready to adorn any home, office or library.

Condition: sympathetically restored to perfection

Dimensions: 250cm along the curve, 21.9kg in weight