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Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar

Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (2469 grams) Southern mammoth molar
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Mammuthus meridionalis (southern mammoth) molar. The mammoth fossil surfaced in Hungary, Pest County, during gravel mining. Tooth dimensions approx: length 212 mm, height 136 mm, width 89 mm. Weight approx: 2469 grams + packaging. The tooth surface is preserved with PVB (Mowital).

 

 

Mammuthus meridionalis older name Archidiscodon meridionalis: Body size: 3.5-3.8 m

Geological age: Lower Pleistocene 2 400 000-550 000 years ago

Geographic spread: Europe (Western and Southern Europe)


This kind of elephant is called "southern elephant". It arrived with Pleistocene period in Europe's mammals faune, so even it could be the symbol of that era begins. It represents the first real elephant. This looks of ancient elephant reminds to the Indian elephant living.

Its back line was almost straight, only slightly curved, while the living African elephant steeply slopes from the front shoulder belts.

The giant males tusks have at the base slightly outwards and horizontally at the same time in the form of lute inclined towards the center. The females tusks were much smaller, they are not bent upwards, not twisted inward. The Archidiscodon Meridionalis was a resident of Savannah, but lived in a sparse scrub lands, forests also; Specifically called steppe grasslands was not inhabited

  • Size: Length: 212 mm

    Height: 136 mm

    Width: 89 mm

    Weight: 2469 grams

    Site: Hungary, Pest county

    Age: between 2,4 - 0,6 million years

  • Stock
    In stock
    Article No.
    294847
    Weight
    2.469 kg/pcs
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