Presented here is a partial left mandible jaw with original teeth, from the extinct European Giant Deer Megaloceros giganteus (aka Irish Elk). The rare presence of the back part of the mandible bone with an intact ramus, condyle and mandibular foramen, makes this a great fossil for display or to reconstruct a jaw for a skull. Two of the PRIMARY molars are still embedded in the jaw.
The bone shows nice preservation and color as do the teeth with their stunning natural hues. Fine grade fossils of this massive beast are most difficult to find in today's market.
From an animal that is almost never found in private fossil collections or even public museums. This specimen would also make a great compliment to a primitive man stone tool and weapon collection as they lived alongside each other in prehistory at one point, and were hunted and revered by both Neanderthal man and Cro-Magnon man.
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