My god man!! Beautiful is an understatement. What an absolutely incredible piece! Finding something like that is exceptionally rare...nevermind finding all of the pieces. Congrats on a once in a lifetime recovery!
Thanks very much. Very cool jewelry! I saw a Native guy selling earrings in the shape of a feather made of mammoth tusk. Prior to having this piece I didn’t realize that the tusk was in layers like that. I always assumed it was a solid piece for some reason. Thanks for sharing.
well not a whole one, but a very large piece anyhow. This was found in Whitehorse, Yukon.
Thought I'd share and it seems to be the most closely related forum...although I guess it's not technically a fossil.
Not that I'm interested in getting involved in any argument...but I will. Unfortunately that's not the way it works with provenance. Provenance needs to be proven...not unproven. Regardless, it's a fantastic find and should be on the banner.
Great finds! Looks like you've got yourself a real hotspot there. I have an identical shako plate (infantry bugle) from the same period I found a few years back. Your flaming bomb piece is an ear boss off of a shako. They went on the side at the top of the chin strap. Looks to be from a...
Damn! That's a nice one...and rare too!! A KRR has been on my wish list for some time now. I thought for sure I'd find one as I lived in the right area but unfortunately it never happened. It will though. Congrats! That's got my banner vote.