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50 Million Year Old Fossil Fish from the Green River Formation, Wyoming

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Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty of natural history with our exquisite collection of luxury fossil art. Showcasing breathtaking natural specimens from the legendary Green River Formation in Wyoming, each piece crafted by Green River Fossil Company is a masterpiece meticulously prepared to merge the worlds of natural history and refined artistry. This sculptural fossil mural is comprised of an outstanding Notogoneus osculus, three Mioplosus labracoides and four Knightia eocaena; these fish are all Eocene era fossils which date back about 50 million years. These ancient fish are forever preserved in a textured matrix of natural, fossil-bearing limestone. This exquisite piece of natural history makes an incredible statement and works beautifully with design styles ranging from traditional to modern. The mural measures approximately 5.3 feet x 3.5 feet. It is fully backed with wood, and the irregular outline highlights the natural concept of this work of art. The mural has a built-in French cleat, which allows for an easy installation. DETAILS -Mural Size: 64" H x 42" W x 1.5" D -Mural weight: 105 lbs -Includes a Green River Fossil Company Certificate of Authenticity -Fossil content: (1) Notogoneus osculus (measuring 17"), (3) Mioplosus labracoides (ranging from 5" to 9.25"), (4) Knightia eocaena (5.5" to 6.25") ABOUT THE WORK Green River Fossil Company is a world leader in fossil preparation and presentation, specializing in the unique fossil treasures available from the Green River Formation of Wyoming, USA. Fifty million years ago, in southwestern Wyoming, a tropical freshwater lake teemed with life. Turtles, fish, crocodiles, and lush vegetation were all once well-established inhabitants of the region. Today, the lake has transformed into an incredibly rich cache of fossils where the past is forever preserved in layers of natural limestone. This is famously known as the Green River Formation. Professional fossil hunters scout out and excavate fossils from Green River Fossil Company's private quarry; the fossils are then brought to the GRFC lab in northern Utah. Leading experts in fossil preparation perform the painstaking task of revealing the finely preserved details of every specimen. All work adheres to the strict standards of the American Association of Applied Paleontological Science, as is attested to in each work of art's unique Certificate of Authenticity. Green River Fossil Company has supplied exquisite examples of natural art and outstanding specimens to world-class museums, universities, collectors, interior designers, and art lovers. The collection of natural history presented here highlights important one-of-a-kind specimens as well as attainable works of natural, sculptural art. In addition to the collection of unique, sculptural art presented on 1stDibs, Green River Fossil Company custom crafts incredible and unique fossil projects. From kitchens, vanities, and baths to feature walls, fireplaces, and furniture, GRFC has the ability to create nearly any custom job you and your design team can imagine.
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