You are buying 1 piece of authentic Oviraptor dinosaur eggshell similar in size and condition to the one pictured here.
Every fossil is one of a kind, unique. Your authentic fossil will be similar the one shown in the photos. They vary in size from 1/4 to 1-inch maximum diagonal measure. In some cases, you may receive 2-3 pieces of smaller eggshell. Your authentic fossil specimen comes in a 3.5 x 2.5-inch acrylic display case. We guarantee your piece will be very similar to the photos shown. The curve of the shell is easy to see, as is the structure of the eggshell.
These dinosaur eggshells come from Oviraptor and were found in the Cretaceous Age rocks (88-70 million years old) Djadokhta Formation of Mongolia.
Oviraptor eggs were discovered in 1923 by George Olsen in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia alongside the skeleton of Oviraptor. It was originally presumed to have eaten the eggs. It was hypothesized that the toothless beak would have been conducive to breaking open the shells of eggs. Thus, Oviraptor was called the "egg thief". Recent studies found an Oviraptor embryo inside one of those eggs, so actually Oviraptor was by its own nest taking care of her eggs.
authentic dinosaur eggshell
1/4 to 1 inch maximum diagonal
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