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Lot 1475

Dinosaur Egg, Museum Quality. This large complete unhatched Duckbill dinosaur egg is 70-80 million years old 5.5 x 5.5 inches in diameter and of museum quality with over 85 percent of its original shell intact. The egg is completely original with an attractive dark brown color with most of the top of the egg completely intact and not even cracked which is very unusual. There is only some minor cracking along the side of this extraordinary egg. The egg is sitting on a 4 x 3.5 inch reddish-brown section of the original stone matrix.

We do not know to what Duckbill species this egg belongs as no embryonic bones have every been found in the Duckbill dinosaur eggs, but we do know that is belongs to a species of Duckbill Dinosaur such as the huge Duckbill dinosaur Shantungosaurus which reached more than 50 feet in length and has been found in the same area in the Henan Province of China. This museum quality dino egg makes an excellent display having much more original egg shell than normally found and rests on a small section of its reddish brown limestone matrix.
This exquisite egg has been the showpiece of a private collection for over 15 years.

Add $30 for domestic shipping.
Estimated Value $750 - 1,000.

Realized $630

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