A calcified moa femur

Estimate: $400 - $800

Lot Description

A calcified moa femur, Mantell's moa, Pachyornis geranoides, with significant calcification build up evident of being situated on the rim of a stone pool. L.215mm. Provenance: Found by our vendor early 1970's in a tomo adjoining the backend of Mason's farm, later sold out to a quarry. Our vendor notes this being an exceptional example of calcification.