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Sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, VT536

Physical Description

Two teeth (one large, one small) with worn, but well-preserved crowns exposing dentine at the tip of the tooth. Cementum of the larger tooth has a nodular surface texture. The pulp cavities of both teeth are closed.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (a - tooth 1/2): 70 x x 240mm
Maximum dimensions (H x W x D) (b - tooth 2/2): 35 x 45 x 100mm

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