A simple record of the geology and the fossils, mineralized bone, bone and stone tools, and minerals excavated from it, and any other item that helps record the history and pre history of the deep beck valleys of the south west area of Cleveland,in the north east of England .
Saturday, 5 October 2013
Fossil antler from a huge red deer ( Cervus Elaphus )
1 - As reported earlier i excavated this red deer antler piece from ancient lake deposits on Teesside ( Cleveland ) i have now had time to do basic but necesery work on the piece to preserve it. The size of the deer that once held this antler must have been a giant, the estemated lenght of the complete antler is 130cm long, the burr diamater is 9 to 10 cm and it weighs 3 kg
3 - Over 15 cm from the second tine to the third.
6 - The measurments to the rear of the skull mach Megolaceros pliectocien cervids unearthed in russia
8 - Note the thickness of the skull
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