Lot 1919: Natural History - T-Rex Dinosaur Fossil Tooth
December 9, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Cretaceous Period, 145-65 million years BP. A large example of a dinosaur tooth, Carcharodontosaurus saharicus (the African T-rex) from the Tegana formation of the Sahara Desert, Morocco. 31 grams, 75mm (3"). From the collection of the palaeontologist R Gledhill, collected between 1930 and 1960. The Carcharodontosaurus saharicus was one of the largest predators (larger than its distant North American T-Rex cousin) of all time and is related to Allosaurus and the South American Gigantosaurus.
Condition Report: Fine condition.