Lot 1907: Natural History - Isle of Sheppey Fossil Turtle
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Eocene Period, 50 million years BP. A large septarian nodule with almost entire upper carapace and bones of the fossil turtle Argillochelys cuniceps, with an A4 laminated information display card illustrating the piece. See Clouter, Mitchell, Rayner & Rayner, London Clay Fossils of the Isle of Sheppey, Medway, 2000, p.76. 1.89 kg, 23cm (9"). Property of a Kent, UK collector; acquired UK market, 1970-2000; from the foreshore at Hen's Brook, Isle of Sheppey, Kent, UK.
Condition Report: Fine condition, extremely rare.