Triceratops, nose horn

Like antlers and horns on modern day mammals, Triceratops horns were probably used more for show (and thus mate selection) than for defense. But if you would rather forget we said that and instead reminisce on the more romantic “T. rex versus Triceratops” concept, we'll understand. And its important to remember that much speculation goes into recreating the life of dinosaurs so Triceratops may have indeed defended itself with those massive, reinforced horns.

Triceratops of course had three horns, two on it's brow and another smaller horn behind it’s snout. When you hold these giant bones in your hands, consider that only the inner cores are preserved as fossils. In life, these structures would have been sheathed in a hard, shiny horn. Truly this was an awesome tool for one incredible dinosaur.

This specimen was found in the Hell Creek Formation on South Dakota. The last photo shown is of the original specimen valued at over $1500. 



Related Items:

Supersaurus, Scapula
Supersaurus, Scapula   $3,900.00
Ultrasaurus, dorsal vertebra
Ultrasaurus, dorsal vertebra   $2,650.00
Apatosaurus, femur on stand
Apatosaurus, femur on stand   $800.00
Cretaceous Dinosaur Bone Fragments, Authentic 1/4 pound, 4 oz.
Cretaceous Dinosaur Bone Fragments, Authentic 1/4 pound, 4 oz.   $4.00
Cretaceous Dinosaur Bone (Authentic) Fragments, 1 LB. pkg.
Cretaceous Dinosaur Bone (Authentic) Fragments, 1 LB. pkg.   $14.00
Chasmosaur & Cycad fossil dig panel #3
Chasmosaur & Cycad fossil dig panel #3   $1,250.00
Chasmosaur fossil dig panel #4
Chasmosaur fossil dig panel #4   $1,250.00
Chasmosaur fossil dig panel #5
Chasmosaur fossil dig panel #5   $1,250.00
Chasmosaur & Hadrosaur fossil dig panel #6
Chasmosaur & Hadrosaur fossil dig panel #6   $1,200.00



Triceratops, nose horn 

resin
14x5 inches
Item 696 

Category: Replicas
Type: Bones
Phylum: Vertebrates
Class: Dinosaurs

$82.00 

USA Shipping: $7.50
Plus $3.90 handling per order

Share this page:



MORE PHOTOS:

Triceratops, nose horn

Triceratops, nose horn



Now over 1,000 items!

Now Over 1,000 Items!

PrehistoricStore.com offers the largest selection of replica fossils and other fossil-related products anywhere in the world!

Download a Full Catalog (3MB PDF)
OVER 260 PAGES OF REPLICAS AND MORE!




Special Offers:
Dinosaur Safari: Dig and Keep Real Dinosaur Bones