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Semi-Aquatic Lizard

Spinosaurus Aegyptiacus Bone 1.6ft

£2,942.00 GBP

The exquisite 'blanc de chine' fossil tibia measuring 1.6ft and has been preserved exceedingly well in the Red Sandstone layers. The condition and colour are 100% natural making this specimen, of course, all the rarer. The leg bone has been stabilised, this is when the bone is treated soon after exhumation or later in the Laboratory, creating a solid surface which is handleable, in this instance the bone has been cleaned in the Laboratory in the British Isles. The bone is stable where fractures are visible, these have occurred during the fossilisation period whilst the fossil bone lay in the fossil formation of Tegana.

The illustrations above show the aspects of the tibia, the large medullary cavity and the thickness of the bone which was the main supportive leg bone of the dinosaur. The complementary surmounting has been executed in a stylish and sympathetic manner to the highest standard of display art.

Aesthetically the specimen dinosaur bone has a great natural appeal along with beautiful colour tones, the unique pastel shades of the Drâa region of Morocco. Now the specimen has become a natural history art form and a sculpturally strong Scientific exhibit, which makes this piece unique.

Interestingly Spinosaurus bones at the Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano, acquired by the Museum and identified the white colouration and vascular structure which was similar to something seen before in Morocco. This one was from the same fossil bed, the same fossil horizon.

The bones which led to the eventual discovery of a partial skeleton by Nizar Ibrahim finally identified in Italy and with the help of Paul Serrano from the museum of Chicago excavated on the slopes of the Red Beds Hamada in the western desert, the replica of that partial skeleton was composed of bones from various sources and went on display at the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C., The exhibition of Spinosaurus, Lost Giant of the Cretaceous Period in April 2015. This current exhibit was discovered in Morocco between 2013 to 2014 made its way to a European source and was secured by our fossil team.

Genus: Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. Dinosauria, Theropoda. (Juvenile).
Origin: Tegana, Province 'De Ksar-es-Souk', Kem Kem, Morocco, N. Africa.
Age: Mesozoic era, Cretaceous, 100 - 89 million years.

Overall measurements.
Height: 49 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Depth: 12.5 cm

Weight: 3.100 g

Spinosaurus scale image

SPINOSAURUS. 4.3M x 18M / 14.1FT x 60FT
HOMO SAPIEN. 1.8M / 6FT

 

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