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Natural History & Taxidermy(#15NAT) 13/02/2019 10:30 AM GMT Closed

Lot 111 of 269: Conchology; A Giant Fossilised Half Clam Shell (Tridacna gigantea), dated to 180-240,000 years old, an extinct species of Giant Clam, excavated from an inland mine in Kenya, including a large spherical 'pearl' made from a broken piece of shell, size 101cm by 41cm by 71cm This relic of the ancient seas was discovered in Kenya, far inland from today's coastal region. These fossilised clams are rarely found by miners excavating calcium carbonate (limestone) for the building industry, however, now

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Estimate: £3,000 - £4,000

Natural History & Taxidermy(#15NAT)  13/02/2019 10:30 AM GMT  Closed