Basilosaurus cetoides (Archaeocete whale)

SKU
G1001
Out of stock
$3,600.00
Overview

A LARGE, TOP QUALITY, very rare Basilosaurus cetoides, an Archaeocete whale tooth found in the Flint River, GeorgiaAn exceptional molar tooth (see photo for tooth positions). A July Fossil of the Month. An excellent brown colored crown and a light brown root. Nicely articulated. Incredible preservation!  Note - the enamel tip shows absolutely no wear pattern on crown. There is a very shallow  natural wear facet on the shoulder from an opposing tooth. Whales do not shed their teeth like the sharks so there teeth will wear with age. An Eocene age tooth (35 MYA).  No repair or restoration. A fantastic Archaeocete tooth from the Flint River, Georgia.  A very rare collector's tooth from an old collection. A very special perfect tooth. They don't get any better- a piece of natural art!

G1001       SIZE: 3-7/8" 

Note - Adding a collection of 27 Basilosaurus teeth from Florida and Georgia in July 2023.   Link to Basilosaurus teeth.