THE TOOTH OF A TYRANNOSAURUS REX
Hell Creek Formation, Carson Country, South Dakota, USA
4 cm tall, mounted on a custom base, measuring 10.5 cm together. A finely conserved specimen, with a beautiful patina in a nuance of colors.
Tyrannosaurus rex, (from the Latin Rex, meaning "king"), colloquially known as T-Rex, was one of the largest carnivores of all time. A theropod dinosaur belonging to the Tyrannosauridae family, it lived during the Maastrichtien stage of the late Cretaceous period, around 68-66 million years ago, in what is now western North America.