This fragile fragment of a dinosaur egg is about 90 million years old and was found in Argentina. It was purchased by our donor from Maxilla and Mandible Ltd, NYC. It comes housed in a protective case withdetails of the fragment enclosed.
It belonged to a type of long-neck dinosaur, possibly Saltosaurus. The complete egg was about the size of a melon.
Maxilla and Mandible, Ltd., "The World's First and Only Osteological Store" was established in 1983, in New York, where it gained its initial fame. Today, having grown to incorporate all branches of the natural sciences, Maxilla & Mandible is a "World Renowned Natural History and Science Emporium".
In addition to their staff of palaeontologists, entomologists, osteologists, anthropologists, sculptors and master craftsmen, they also employ outside experts in technical and scientific fields.
They are often called upon to appraise specimens have discovered many new and exciting fossil species.
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