An exceptional, EXTRA LARGE Scaldicetus sp., a Sperm whale, ear bone (Tympanic bulla) from Caldera area of Chile. An incredible late Miocene Sperm whale tooth from the Bahia Inglesa Fm. An August Fossil of the Month. This is the largest ear bone that I have seen - possibly from the giant Livyatan melvillei sperm whale? This ear bone (Tympanic bulla) is complete and incredibly high quality. The nicest and largest one that I have seen. 100% complete with a small amount of matrix on the back side. It has exceptional preservation, fantastic brown color, and is exceptionally clean. Note this item has a shipping weight of 2.5 lbs. No repair or restoration. Authenticity guaranteed. Unfortunately there are no more fossils coming from this site for 17 years! Note - an international shipping surcharge will apply to free shipping offer. The Biggest and BEST!
C712 SIZE: 5-1/2" long x 3-1/4" wide x 3-1/4" tall
Note - Adding 11 Chilean Sperm whale fossils in August 2021. -> Link to Whale teeth.