A rare EXTRA LARGE, Top Quality Triceratops horridus occipital condyle with brain case attached from the late Cretaceous of northern North America. Triceratops was a large ceratopsian dinosaur found in the Hell Creek and Lance Creek formations which is know for three horns and the large frill protecting its neck. This is a beautiful 4-1/2" occipital condyle with exceptional detail preserved. This large codyle has fantastic color and patina plus a large section of braincase is attached. Note - The occipital condyle was the connection point of the Triceratops massive skull to the vertebrae column, and it allowed for maximum rotation of the head. No repair or restoration. 100% natural specimen. Legally collected on private land in Powder River Co., Montana. Authenticity guaranteed. Note - This massive bone structure weighs 14 pounds. An international shipping supplement is required. Please inquire.
DC53 BoP SIZE: 4-1/2" Condyle diameter ; Specimen size: 11" x 6-1/2" wide
Note - Adding 20 new Triceratops bones in July 2022. Link to Triceratops fossils catalog