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Elbert
Hello, looks like a skull of some sort; could be an important fossil...
How big is it and where have you found this?

greets, Bert
the search is as valuable as the finds...
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prep01
Hello and welcome to the forum. When asking for an ID, please put a scale (a ruler is best) in all photos - take from all views - and tell us as much infrmation as possble about where it was found.
Colin Huller
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Barnabythebear
hi the first  head is over half a metre (I need to measure everything  tomorrow  properly)This was all given to me by a friend .He is no longer alive and so I am unable to ask about them .The last picture  I know is a captorhinus  skeleton. its heads there ..unfortunately  someone assumed the head was fixed and moved it badly.Its ok now I had it arranged back in place .The tusks are under 1meter ..if you have an idea of value .I would be very grateful  to  know . Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_102912.jpg, Views: 23, Size: 340.97 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_104248.jpg, Views: 24, Size: 384.47 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_104107.jpg, Views: 28, Size: 399.78 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_104548.jpg, Views: 29, Size: 230.38 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_103106.jpg, Views: 25, Size: 171.60 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191201_103205.jpg, Views: 27, Size: 190.39 KB Click image for larger version - Name: 20191112_091747.jpg, Views: 26, Size: 168.15 KB
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prep01
Hello again, Firstly I am very sorry to hear about your friend. Unfortunately not knowing any details makes it very hard for me to say much more as they could be from any time period and anwhere in the world. IMHO the skull looks (comparitively modernish)  - just a feeling, maybe Miocene age.? This would also need prepping (cleaning up). The ammonite is very nice and would prep well and then I could get more information from more photos of the keel, ventor section etc. The tusks I  THINK are wild boar (the curved ones.
Colin Huller
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cb303
Oreodont skull?
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andy333
The ammonite looks like a Hoploscaphites sp from the upper cretaceous. I think they can be found in the USA.
Crossing the eyes and dotting the teas.
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prep01
We can't get any further information unfortunately "This was all given to me by a friend .He is no longer alive and so I am unable to ask about them " It's not a good idea to assume anything I'm afraid.
Colin Huller
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Barnabythebear
I'm going through  a mountain of items .I hope to find some written record of the things I have found ..I found more today .What do you suggest  I do with them.Surely just because  I cannot be sure of their history they are still of value ?
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Dirty Pete
You may be interested to read this regarding provenance on another fossil forum. 

http://www.thefossilforum.com/index.php?/topic/78707-how-important-is-provenance/

Pete


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prep01
Pete this is of course an American forum and about buying / selling - not sure of it's relevence?
Colin Huller
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Dirty Pete
Simply that the lack of provenance will presumably reduce the value (financial & scientific) of Barnabythebear's inherited fossils which is what I assumed Barnabythebear was alluding to in her last post. 

Pete
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