Lot 1913: Natural History - Hadrosaur Fossil Dinosaur Egg Pair
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Cretaceous Period, 145-65 million years BP. Two fossil hadrosaur Charonosaurus eggs on matrix, retaining evidence of the original leathery surface. 5 kg, 26cm (10 1/4"). Property of a London gentleman; from Xixia basin, Henan Province, China. The hadrosaurs are known as the duck-billed dinosaurs, due to the similarity of their heads to those of modern ducks. In addition to the duck bill, Charonosaurus also had a large head crest.
Condition Report: Fine condition.