Genuine Polished Orthoceras Ammonite Bookend (9 lbs)
One of a kind hand-carved Orthoceras bookends. The orthoceras mollusk lived in abundance during the Paleozoic Era 250 to 750 million years ago. Orthoceras is a member of the class Cephalopoda and is closely related to the extinct giant Cephalopod and present-day chambered nautilus. Orthoceras ("straight horn") is slender with elongated shells with the middle of the body chamber transversely constricted, and a subcentral orthochoanitic siphuncle. The surfaces are polished with a glassy finish.
Weight: 9 lbs, Dimensions: 10.5 x 2.5 x 6.75 inches