Tortoise - Turtle shell carapace - Turtek shell carapace - 52×112×145 mm

Description
Tortoise - Turtle shell carapace - Turtek shell carapace - 52×112×145 mm
Late Cretaceous Period ca 144 to 65 million years ago - North America

New World, Late Cretaceous Period, ca. 144 to 65 million years ago. A fossilized turtle shell carapace with fine details of surface texture. Size: 5.7" L x 4.4" W x 2.05" H (14.5 cm x 11.2 cm x 5.2 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Orange County, CA

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14

Comes with a certificate of from the auction house

Lot details
Specimen
Tortoise
Object
Turtle shell carapace
Scientific name
Turtek shell carapace
Origin
North America
Geological Period
Late Cretaceous Period ca 144 to 65 million years ago
Condition
Preserved
Treatment
Conserved
Dimensions
52×112×145 mm
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