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Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar

Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
  • Mammuthus meridionalis tooth (272 mm) Southern mammoth molar
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Lower left tooth of mammuthus meridionalis (southern mammoth). The mammoth fossil came to the surface during gravel mining in Pest County, Hungary. The dimensions of the tooth are approx .: length 272 mm, height 93 mm, width 81 mm. Weight approx: 2298 grams + packaging. The surface of the tooth is preserved with PVB (Mowital).

"(Archidiscodon) Mammuthus meridionalis: Measurements: 3.5-3.8 m Geological age: Lower Pleistocene, 2 500 000-550 000 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: 272 mm

    Height: 93 mm

    Width: 81 mm

    Weight: 2298 grams

    Site: Hungary, Pest county

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

     

  • Stock
    In stock
    Article No.
    668106
    Weight
    2.298 kg/pcs
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